Pronunciation: ( jit'ur-bug"), [key]
—n., v., -bugged, -bug•ging.
1. a strenuously acrobatic dance consisting of a few standardized steps augmented by twirls, splits, somersaults, etc., popular esp. in the early 1940s and performed chiefly to boogie-woogie and swing.
2. a person who dances the jitterbug.
to dance the jitterbug.
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