verb. ['ˈdʒaɪv'] dance to jive music; dance the jive.
- trip the light fantastic toe
- trip the light fantastic
Words that Rhyme with Jive
Example sentences of the word 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.
It eventually contributed to the development of the simplified social jive taught in dance studios today.
Quotes containing the word 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
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
- stay in place