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jive

adjective, slang

Synonyms and Antonyms of jive


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 of jive argot, cant, dialect, jargon, terminology, language, lingo, patois, patter, shop, shoptalk, slang, vocabularyWords Related to jive 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 of jive chaff, tease, joke, josh, kid, rally, razz, rib, ride, roastWords Related to jive 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 of jive banter, chaff, fool, fun, gag, jape, jest, joke, jolly, josh, kid, quip, wisecrack, yuk (or yuck) [slang]Words Related to jive gibe (or jibe), haze, jeer, mock, rag, rally, razz, rib, ridicule, tease; caricature, lampoon, parody, satirize; amuse, divert, entertain



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