verb (used without object), jived, jiv·ing.
verb (used with object), jived, jiv·ing.
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Origin of jive
OTHER WORDS FROM jivejiver, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH jivejibe, jive
Example sentences from the Web for jive
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
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
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