Jive Talkin'

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233 Cards. Created by Paul ().
 
Term  
Definition

A hummer.

Exceptoinally good.

Accordion

Squeeze-box or Groan-box

Ain't coming on that tab.

won't accept the proposition.

Alligator

jitterbug.

Apple

the big town, the main stem, Harlem.

Armstrongs

the musical notes in the upper register, high trumpet notes.

Barbecue

the girl friend, a beauty

Barrelhouse

free and easy

Bass

Doghouse

Battle

a very homely girl, a crone

Beat

1) tired, exhausted. 2) lacking anything.

Beat it out

play it hot, emphasize the rhythm.

Beat up

sad, uncomplimentary, tired.

Beat up the chops

to talk, converse, be loquacious.

Beef

to say, to state.

Bible

the gospel truth

Black

night

Black and tan

dark and light colored folks.

Blew their wigs

excited with enthusiasm, gone crazy.

Blip

something very good.