- extremely attractive or stylish; flashy; fancy: a snazzy dresser.
Origin of snazzy
First recorded in 1930–35; origin uncertain
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- informal (esp of clothes) stylishly and often flashily attractive
C20: perhaps from sn (appy + j) azzy
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Word Origin and History for snazzy
"stylish, flashy," 1932, U.S. colloquial, perhaps a blend of snappy and jazzy.
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