Origin of jive
OTHER WORDS FROM jivejiver, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH jivejibe, jive
How to use jive in a sentence
Melora Hardin, of The Office and Transparent fame, did a jive to the song “Hound Dog” inspired by Stephen King’s Cujo.Wait… Is ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Actually High Art?|Kevin Fallon|October 29, 2021|The Daily Beast
That jives with some more recent guidance from the ACSM that suggests progressing the amount of weight you lift so that it feels like a difficulty of about 8 out of 10.
More weakly fused participants were, perhaps unsurprisingly, much less biased, deleting about 0 to 9 percent of comments that didn’t jive with their views.The Anonymous Culture Cops of the Internet - Facts So Romantic|Jesse Singal|August 12, 2020|Nautilus
The piece—an intended satire of affirmative action—was not received quite as warmly as the “I speak Jive” scene from Airplane!Ex-Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner Relives College Glory Days|Olivia Nuzzi|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, she wanted to listen to her music and go disco-ing or to some jive concert."Spiteful" Diana Had "No Feeling For Her Husband or His Family" Says Lady Pamela Hicks|Tom Sykes|September 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Steele publicized the boycott on his blog, Tie-Dyed Jive in the (415), and sent out a press release promoting it.
Then, when Ali's jive began to bend toward something like truth, Lipsyte snatched those thoughts for his column.
British Dictionary definitions for jive
- slang, mainly US deliberately misleading or deceptive talk
- (as modifier)jive talk