There are 2 main translations of jive in Spanish

: jive1jive2

jive1

Pronunciation /dʒʌɪv//dʒaɪv/

noun

  • 1

    (dance)
    baile de los años 40 y 50 con música de jazz o rock
    • Soon, in addition to jazz, ballet and tap, children may be begging for swing, jive, foxtrot and rumba lessons.
    • Ratc now conducts beginners' classes to introduce you to the jive, cha cha, and salsa.
    • We first went over our existing steps in the jive.
    • Sylvia lent him to me at the adults' Christmas party for a jive, for which I was very grateful.
    • Jitterbugs on August 2, 16 and 30 provides jive and boogie 1940s'-style classes for all the family.
    • They succumbed in laughter, and eventually gave up, and danced jive to the lively music.
    • Co-founder Terry Monaghan described what it takes to be an ace at the jive.
    • We used to have to get the shy boys up to dance, teach them the basic steps, waltz, jive, and Latin steps.
    • She employs around 20 teachers, teaching ballet, tap, foxtrot, waltz, tango, jive and hip hop.
    • Gloria and her husband still enjoy a bit of a bop and a jive.
    • The ‘moving center’ of the dance, in jive's case the handhold, should remain firm.
    • Fifty members of the group turned up to show just how the jive should be danced.
    • Now, jobs figures still aren't dancing the jive yet, but prices are spiraling higher and higher, mocking the Fed's directorate for central planning.
    • We practiced the cha-cha, quickstep, jive and samba, all of which are coming along quite well.
    • She'd added a little jazz to her dance this time, some quicksteps and jives.
    • The next hour is spent dancing the tango, the waltz the rumba, the cha-cha and jive.
    • Live music, dance workshops and late-night jive discos are only some of the treats for enthusiasts.
    • In a hurly-burly whirl of tunes and groovy jives, Macbeth: The Rock Opera, which puts on its final performance at the Guild Theatre tonight, is rocking audiences, young and old.
    • The jive may be the latest dance craze here but it is not new.
    • There was also a blitz ball, a jitterbug jive dance night, a mock 1940s wedding, a remembrance service and a parade.
  • 2jive talk
    US informal

    pamplinas feminine informal
    chorradas feminine informal
    pendejadas feminine Southern Cone Latin America informal
    pavadas feminine informal
    macanas feminine River Plate informal
    leseras feminine Chile informal
    • He shops for disco clothes and plaid pants, gets an Afro wig and starts talking jive.
    • It's a nice portrait of Strummer the hipster, talking his jive talk and dropping the needle on U Roy records to a worldwide audience.
    • Scott Hudson was freaking hilarious talking in carny jive when interviewing them.
    • But I feel like we are all still telling the same joke about Barbara Billingsley talking jive in Airplane.
    • She has the poker jive down pat, but can't shuffle the cards worth a damn.
    • The audience is tuned in, hip to the lingo, the jive.
    • With a name full of jargon jive and a cast of unknown comedians and aspiring actors, this marketed as a hip urban comedy sounds like a prescription for disaster.
    • There are beautiful teens with bored expressions, belied by their enthusiastic jive.
    • Toasting, the addition of jive talk to recorded rhythms, was one of the major offshoots of reggae - dub poetry was the other.
    • Talking to Ike Turner, with all due respect, is kinda like listening to a jive talkin’ Grandpa Simpson.
    • Between the intermittent razor-sharp lines, he lumbers his cast with some creaky, faintly anachronistic hipster jive dialogue.
    • Rarely is such a degree of lingua franca phrasing, of jazzy jive, to be found in his film reviews, and it is utterly absent from ‘Hollywood's Gift’.
    • Audrey II has started to talk and not just talk, but Shaft-like jive talk.

There are 2 main translations of jive in Spanish

: jive1jive2

jive2

bailar el jive, v.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    bailar el jive
    • There are many people who want to dance and jive to that kind of music.
    • Everybody seemed to be enjoying themselves, dancing and jiving about.
    • Mansi, Kashmira and Anu come into the dancing space and start jiving to the music.
    • Dressed in 70's disco dancer regalia, the president jived, boogied and strutted on the computer screen with gamers choosing his next step.
    • Busking and jiving - Bolton rocked away the weekend with music and dance.
    • There will be street jiving, dancing all day, marching bands, music and entertainment.
    • Just as the music-loving crowd, a majority of them youngsters, were getting into the groove with some static jiving, the stars arrived.
    • Last October, the band had the audience jiving on the dance floor and helped raise more than £2,000 for Kingston Hospital's cancer unit appeal.
    • Committee members and volunteers were letting their hair down and they boogied and jived to the rhythmic beat of local band The Jury.
    • They had a CD of Christmassy tunes set to standard dance rhythms, and jiving to Slade was most enjoyable!
    • By midnight, everyone was on the dance floor, jiving to a number Archie knew he'd heard several times, but couldn't quite place a name on.
    • Following straight on from the Pilates class above will be an introduction to jiving and jitterbugging.
    • Learn to jive, waltz, quick step etc. at classes to be held in Ceolaras Coleman.
    • All of a sudden we looked up and there was a big circle of Americans around us while we were jiving and they kept asking us to dance.
    • Jump and jive with R'n'B and Boogie-Woogie, a la Jools Holland.
    • Particular thanks go to the Summerland Rockers who jived and rocked their hearts out to a very appreciative audience.
    • ‘Wanna shop now,’ he says, as he jinks and jives down Oxford Street with his entourage trailing behind.
    • Over 1,000 people bopped, jigged, jived and pogoed to some excellent bands.
    • They jived to just about every chartbuster that rocks disco, pub and party circuit.
    • Members can take lessons at a variety of levels at little or no cost or just hang out and jive to big band music.