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jitterbug

1. a fast jerky American dance, usually to a jazz accompaniment, that was popular in the 1940s
2. a person who dances the jitterbug

jitterbug

A tamper, usually pneumatic, for concrete.
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Jitterbugs managing director Liz Bradbury |(left) with Jitterbugs general manager Emma Hudson (centre) and Julie Drake, of Barclays
But he could escape for the night by putting on a zoot suit and dancing the jitterbug.
The athletic jitterbug style of dance replaced the Lindy Hop, and in the years leading up to the war, men who enjoyed dancing and wanted more freedom of movement on the floor looked for a looser cut in their trousers.
Jitterbug cell phones can't send text messages, browse the Internet, or snap pictures.
The Jitterbug OneTouch and the Jitterbug Dial are two of the most basic cell phones available.
The phones are only for sale through Jitterbug, which contracts with national providers for the phone service.
But Jitterbug could find a niche if it is simple and reliable, and if the company can sell a lot of phones.
Stanley Bornestein is one would-be Jitterbug customer.
Kathryn Rigby, who runs Jitterbugs dance group from the Cromwell Lane centre, said: "The show will be a combination of modern, jazz, tap, ballet and lyrical dance.
1) Burbank's float, titled ``The Jitterbugs,'' will be on di splay along Sierra Madre Boulevard at Washington Boulevard.
Whitney Aaron, 17, busy gluing lima beans on a jitterbug with Joey Diel, 14, can't wait to see the finished product.