jive

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Synonyms for jive

to tease or mock good-humoredly

Synonyms for jive

a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s

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It has a pop influence; certain numbers have a twenties flavor, there's a big Charleston, a piece called `Wild, Wild Party,' based on the history of the Bible, that's a sort of Harlem-choiresque gone jivey." Continued Dendy: "We weren't attached to casting stars for the show, but we had a hard time because we wanted `triple threats,' actors who could sing, dance, and act equally well; and there aren't many of those.
Screenwriter Dustin Lee Abraham earns low marks for originality and even loses a few points for slapdash structure and jivey stereotypes.
Their continuous noodling, fifteen dancers strong, created a jivey ripple effect.
Pic tries to wring laughs from the jivey wordplay and broadly comic hijinks of the car wash ensemble.
This time around, the "weird sisters"-- two of them male, actually -- are a jivey trio who cut a rug while Macbeth and his Lady embark upon separate but equal collapse, culminating in an "I have lived long enough" from the title character that comes steeped in spiritual enervation.