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Definition 1: a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for jive in the sense of this definition

(jive is a kind of ...) a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

Definition 2: dance to jive music; dance the jive - [verb of creation]

(jive is a kind of ...) move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

"My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

(jive belongs to category ...) taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

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