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jive

a style of lively and jerky dance performed to jazz and, later, to rock and roll, popular esp in the 1940s and 1950s
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GOT To Dance is back on Sky1 tomorrow, seeking to discover the team who will step into Prodijig's shoes - and it could be a jiving duo from North Wales.
"'Shucking and jiving' have long been words used as a negative assessment of African Americans, along the lines of a 'foot shufflin' Negro,'" Martin wrote, adding: "In fact, I don't recall ever hearing the phrase used in reference to anyone white."