Meaning of jitterbug
Pronunciation: ( jit'ur-bug"), [key]
— n., v., -bugged, -bug•ging.
- 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.
- a person who dances the jitterbug.
- to dance the jitterbug.
- jitterbug (Thesaurus)