[hee-vuh-roh] /ˈhi vəˌroʊ/
noun, plural Jívaros (especially collectively) Jívaro for 1.
a member of a group of American Indian peoples of eastern Ecuador and northern Peru, formerly renowned for their custom of preserving the hair and shrunken skin from the severed heads of enemies.
any of the four extant languages of the Jivaro.
any of the languages spoken by the Jivaro people
[jee-vuh] /ˈdʒi və/ noun 1. Hinduism. the individual soul, regarded as a particular manifestation of Atman. 2. Jainism. Also called jivatma, J00/J0069100 jee-vaht-muh, dʒiˈvɑt mə.
- Jive and juke
verb phrase To have a very good time (1970s+ College students) Related Terms juking and jiving
[jahyv] /dʒaɪv/ noun 1. swing music or early jazz. 2. the jargon associated with swing music and early jazz. 3. Slang. deceptive, exaggerated, or meaningless talk: Don’t give me any of that jive! verb (used without object), jived, jiving. 4. to play jive. 5. to dance to jive; jitterbug. 6. Slang. to engage in kidding, […]
adjective ridiculous, stupid Examples That is the most jive-ass story I have ever heard. Usage Note slang adjective noun Pretentious and deceitful talk; bullshit, jive: That’s like jive-ass [1940+ Black; in the phrase jive-ass motherfucker said to have originated with the musician Charlie ”Bird” Parker]