Jive turkey was a derogatory slang word in African American Vernacular English, used to refer to someone who was unreliable, made empty promises, or who was full of bluster. The insult became widely known among white Americans in the 1970s, particularly via television comedies (e.g., The Jeffersons). The term has been used by later television characters (e.g., Homer Simpson) in order to demonstrate that they are out of touch with modern youth trends, culture, and language. Jive turkey, however, was already falling into disuse when it was spoken by supposedly "hip" characters in the 1970s, such as George Jefferson, and later in 2008 by Cornelius Banks (Tim Meadows) in the movie "Semi-Pro." The humorous/interesting sound of the term has also resulted in it being use in complimentary fashion, often by those who don't know what it means and so make up their own meaning. The term has also been translated to mean a white person who can dance. Turkey, being white meat, represents the white person. Jive is a form of dance.
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Ignorant like Mike "Jive Turkey" Hanson.
One on One - 2001 Who Brought the Jive Turkey 4-9 was released on: USA: 22 November 2004
Sincere, honest, truthful are all antonyms of "jive", when the word is not being used to with reference to jive dance, jive music, or the slang used by jazz musicians. Beyond the musical reference, most people confuse "jive" with "jibe" and use it incorrectly. Used correctly you might say "This jive turkey tried to sell me the Brooklyn Bridge!" Incorrectly... "Your story just doesn't jive with the facts".
It means the person thinks they are a bulls***ter.
Miss Match - 2003 Jive Turkey 1-7 was released on: USA: 14 November 2003 Germany: 9 March 2007
There is a place in Clinton Hill on Myrtle, they specialize in fried turkey. it's called the Jive Turkey http://www.thejiveturkey.com/index2.html
Jive Jones was born in 1980.
The population of Jive Software is 2,011.
The population of Jive Software is 360.
Jive Software was created in 2001.
Jive Records was created in 1977.
i love to dance and sing to jive music all day long. i the jive music is a really good type of music. a lot of people in the world like to listen to jive music. jive is the name of my most favorite music.
the jive originated from the rock and roll music in the 1950's!
Jive Jones goes by Oreo Cookie.
See My Baby Jive was created in 1973.
UK Jive was created on 1989-10-02.
mostly in my school when people say "jive" they are referring to inappropriate parts of the body or weapon such as " I'm going to grab yo jive if u don't shutout" or "shut up before i shoot you with my jive"
That is the correct spelling of the word "jive" (jazz music, or to joke around).
To dig something is to enjoy, like, love or understand something. Jive means to tease or lie to someone. Jive can also mean to dismiss something as false, nonsensical or unimportant. Examples of dig: "I really dig The Beach Boys.", "She digs the beach.", "I dig what your saying." Examples of jive: Teasing: "Don't jive me! My nose isn't blue." Lying: "Don't jive me! I saw you with her!" Nonsense: "That's jive Mary! You know you are as pretty as the other girls."
yes, and in some places the jive still is a ballroom dance. Although, they may only use the Jive for team Jive competitions, it is still sometimes considered ballroom dancing.
what is the number to jive records? please were going to make it to the top!!!!!!
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