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13:09 Oct 30, 2004
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Slang
English term or phrase: jiggy
to get jiggy
jelena


Summary of answers provided
4 +1nervös werden
Jo Mayr
4cool/geil werden
JM Simon
3 +1explanation
margarete
3losmachen / einen losmachen / es abgehen lassen
ntext


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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
nervös werden


Explanation:
anfangen zu zittern

Jo Mayr
Germany
Local time: 01:23
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

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agree  Lillian van den Broeck
8 days
  -> Schönen Dank, Luna!
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48 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
explanation


Explanation:
"rangehen" vielleicht. Ist aber wirklich unmoeglich zu uebersetzen ohne mehr Kontext.

But here is what it means in US slang:

Gettin Jiggy
verb. Can mean either dancing or putting the move on a member of the opposite sex. Popularized by the Will Smith song "Getting Jiggy With It"


margarete
United States
Local time: 19:23
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

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agree  ntext
1 hr
  -> thanks :-)
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get jiggy
losmachen / einen losmachen / es abgehen lassen


Explanation:
Wie bereits erwähnt lässt sich das ohne mehr Kontext schlecht sagen.


    Reference: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=jiggy
    Reference: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=gettin%27+jig...
ntext
United States
Local time: 18:23
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
cool/geil werden


Explanation:
Jiggy has tons of different slang meanings, but the overall consensus is that it means "cool" (in an edgy sort of way.)

It can also indirectly imply sex. (Depends on context.)


    Reference: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=jiggy
JM Simon
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Jun 6, 2008 - Changes made by Ulrike Kraemer:
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