1. jive

verb. ['ˈdʒaɪv'] dance to jive music; dance the jive.


  • trip the light fantastic toe
  • trip the light fantastic


  • inaction

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Rhymes with Jive

  • contrive
  • deprive
  • survive
  • strive
  • revive
  • connive
  • thrive
  • o'five
  • drive
  • dr.
  • derive
  • clyve
  • clive
  • alive
  • vive
  • shive
  • live
  • hive
  • five
  • dive
  • arrive
  • i've

Sentences with jive

1. Noun, singular or mass
The American jive of the 1930s was the first popular form of jive dancing.

2. Verb, base form
If your schedule doesn't jive with the nine to five grind, your day care options are limited.

3. Adjective
It eventually contributed to the development of the simplified social jive taught in dance studios today.

Quotes about jive

1. I stay cool, and dig all jive,That's the way I stay alive.My motto, as I live and learn, isDig and be dugIn return.
- Langston Hughes

2. jive

noun. ['ˈdʒaɪv'] a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz.


  • swing music
  • jazz


  • stay in place
  • stay
  • inactivity