Translation of "jive" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /dʒaɪv/ us /dʒaɪv/

jive noun (DANCE)

[ S or U ] a fast dance that was very popular with young people in the 1940s and 1950s

My father taught me how to do the jive. 是父親教我跳捷舞的。

jive noun (TALK)

[ U ] US slang talk that has no meaning or is dishonest

Don't believe a word he says, it's just a bunch of (= a lot of) jive! 他說的話一句都別信,全是花言巧語!


uk /dʒaɪv/ us /dʒaɪv/

jive verb (DANCE)

[ I ] to dance a jive


jive verb (TALK)

[ T ] US slang to try to make someone believe something that is untrue

Quit jiving me and just tell me where you were! 別騙我了,告訴我當時你在哪裡!

(Translation of “jive” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)