- 1A fast dance popular in the 1940s, performed chiefly to swing music.More example sentences
- When he does surgery he dances, does the jitterbug.
- Old men in paper hats dance the jitterbug with old women in poodle skirts.
- They said it so often that the panic spread and everyone danced the jitterbug.
- 1.1 • dated A person fond of dancing the jitterbug.More example sentences
- A motormouth jitterbug with a shiny dome, he was the X factor, goosing the rhythm and galvanizing the offense.
- 2 • informal , • dated A nervous person.More example sentences
- So now to the big day, needless to say there were hardly any jitterbugs.
- Obviously, using a jitterbug is not a good practice.
verb (jitterbugs, jitterbugging, jitterbugged)[no object] Back to top
- Dance the jitterbug: we jitterbugged to the catchy rhythmsMore example sentences
- I find it hard to believe I not only wore some of those shoes but also two-stepped, waltzed, and even jitterbugged in them.
- Following straight on from the Pilates class above will be an introduction to jiving and jitterbugging.
- They were waltzing when they should have been jitterbugging.
More definitions of jitterbugDefinition of jitterbug in:
- The US English dictionary