Definitions

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  • n. Someone who is jiving, as in dancing. Often applied to people being funny or showy.
  • n. Someone who is jiving, as in behaving in a glib and disingenuous fashion.

Etymologies

Coined in the 1970s, African-American. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • TOO MANY HYDROS AND MY BODY WILL DEVELOP A tolerance, so this jive turkey has decided to go cold turkey.

    You Know Where to Find Me

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