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jazzy

[jaz-ee] /ˈdʒæz i/
adjective, jazzier, jazziest.
1.
pertaining to or suggestive of jazz music.
2.
Informal. active or lively.
3.
Informal. fancy or flashy:
a jazzy sweater.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20, Americanism; jazz + -y1
Related forms
jazzily, adverb
jazziness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for jazzy

jazzy

/ˈdʒæzɪ/
adjective (informal) jazzier, jazziest
1.
of, characteristic of, or resembling jazz music
2.
gaudy or flashy: a jazzy car
Derived Forms
jazzily, adverb
jazziness, noun
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Word Origin and History for jazzy
adj.

1919, from jazz (n.) + -y (2). Related: Jazzily; jazziness.

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Slang definitions & phrases for jazzy

jazzy

adjective
  1. Resembling or partaking of the musical style indicated: He could turn a Beethoven sonata into a jazzy little number
  2. Exciting; stimulating; sexy: He wore bow ties and jazzy suits (1915+)

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