shucking-jiving

shucking and jiving

noun Slang.
misleading or deceptive talk or behavior, as to give a false impression.
Also, shuck and jive.


Origin:
1965–70; shuck2 + -ing1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To shucking-jiving
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: shucking jiving
Next Definition: shucks
Words Near: shucking-jiving
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for shucking-jiving
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing shucking-jiving
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature