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jive

adjective, slang

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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