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Jive

other word formation type borrowing; interjection
a word expressing approval or agreement for something else
 
Person 1: "They should have thrown instead of running the ball." Person 2: "Jive."
Etymology : apparently a mistake for jibe, meaning to agree
Source : 1943, etymonline.com. First heard in a high school setting
Last modified: 26 November 2013


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