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adjective as in colloquial

noun as in fabrication

noun as in jazz

noun as in patter

noun as in song and dance

noun as in spiel

Strongest match

verb as in banter

verb as in fabricate

verb as in josh

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Example Sentences

Adapting ideas used to design piezoelectric robots gives soft robotics a new outlook, potentially leading to completely artificial materials that jive with our bodies.

Melora Hardin, of The Office and Transparent fame, did a jive to the song “Hound Dog” inspired by Stephen King’s Cujo.

That jives with some more recent guidance from the ACSM that suggests progressing the amount of weight you lift so that it feels like a difficulty of about 8 out of 10.

More weakly fused participants were, perhaps unsurprisingly, much less biased, deleting about 0 to 9 percent of comments that didn’t jive with their views.

The piece—an intended satire of affirmative action—was not received quite as warmly as the “I speak Jive” scene from Airplane!

Instead, she wanted to listen to her music and go disco-ing or to some jive concert.

Steele publicized the boycott on his blog, Tie-Dyed Jive in the (415), and sent out a press release promoting it.

Then, when Ali's jive began to bend toward something like truth, Lipsyte snatched those thoughts for his column.


On this page you'll find 1725 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jive, such as: conversational, vernacular, chatty, common, demotic, and dialectal.

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