• IPA: /ˈd͡ʒɪtə(ɹ)bʌɡ/

jitterbug (plural jitterbugs)

  1. (colloquial) A nervous or jittery person.
  2. (jazz) A jazz musician or aficionado.
  3. (dance) An uptempo jazz or swing dance which embellishes on the two-step pattern and frequently incorporates acrobatic style swing steps.
  4. Synonym of diddley bow#English|diddley bow (“type of stringed instrument”)
Synonyms Verb

jitterbug (jitterbugs, present participle jitterbugging; past and past participle jitterbugged)

  1. To dance the jitterbug.

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