1. [1940s+] a generally negative term, applicable to a range of dubious actions, fake, phoney, deceitful, unappealing, hypocritical, insincere etc.
2. [1960s+] unimportant, trivial, foolish.
1. [1940s+] (US) redolent of jive music, lively, aware [SE jive, swing music].
2. [1960s+] (US) pretentious, insincere, phoney, hypocritical etc. [fig. use of sense 1 above].
[1970s+] (US black) an undesirable situation that puts one person at an unfair disadvantage, one is dealt ‘a bad hand’.
see jive-ass n.1
see roller n. (7)
[1960s+] (US black) insincere, dishonest, stupid.
[1970s+] (US black) an insincere, deceitful, dishonest person.