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1jitterbug

noun jit·ter·bug \ˈji-tər-ˌbəg\

: a very lively type of dance from the 1940s

Full Definition of JITTERBUG

1
:  a jazz variation of the two-step in which couples swing, balance, and twirl in standardized patterns and often with vigorous acrobatics
2
:  one who dances the jitterbug

First Known Use of JITTERBUG

1938

2jitterbug

verb

Definition of JITTERBUG

intransitive verb
1
:  to dance the jitterbug
2
:  to move around or back and forth with quick often jerky movements especially to confuse or disconcert an opponent in sports

First Known Use of JITTERBUG

1939

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