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jazzercise

[jaz-er-sahyz] /ˈdʒæz ərˌsaɪz/
noun
1.
vigorous dancing done to jazz dance music as an exercise for physical fitness.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90; jazz + (ex)ercise
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Contemporary definitions for jazzercise
noun

a dance fitness program blending jazz music and cardiovascular exercise, cf. dancercise

Word Origin

jazz + (ex)ercise, created by Judi Sheppard Missett

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Word Origin and History for jazzercise

Jazzercise

n.

1977, originally a proprietary name, from jazz (n.) + ending from exercise.

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