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jive

adjective, slang

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jive

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jive

  1. the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field <a novel that captures dead-on the jive of young Hollywood hipsters> Synonyms argot, cant, dialect, jargon, terminology, language, lingo, patois, patter, shop, shoptalk, slang, vocabularyRelated Words colloquial, colloquialism, idiom, localism, parlance, pidgin, provincialism, regionalism, speech, vernacular, vernacularism; slanguage; bureaucratese, computerese, cyberspeak, educationese, governmentese, journalese, technobabble




jive

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jive

  1. 1 to make fun of in a good-natured way <don't be upset—we're just jiving you> Synonyms chaff, tease, joke, josh, kid, rally, razz, rib, ride, roastRelated Words banter; fool, fun, string along; jest, quip, wisecrack; gag, jape, jolly, yuk (or yuck) [slang]

  2. 2 to make jokes <our team was laughing and jiving after our surprise win> Synonyms banter, chaff, fool, fun, gag, jape, jest, joke, jolly, josh, kid, quip, wisecrack, yuk (or yuck) [slang]Related Words gibe (or jibe), haze, jeer, mock, rag, rally, razz, rib, ridicule, tease; caricature, lampoon, parody, satirize; amuse, divert, entertain




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