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jazzy

[ jaz-ee ]
/ ˈdʒæz i /
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adjective, jazz·i·er, jazz·i·est.
pertaining to or suggestive of jazz music.
Informal. active or lively.
Informal. fancy or flashy: a jazzy sweater.
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Origin of jazzy

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; jazz + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM jazzy

jazz·i·ly, adverbjazz·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for jazzy

jazzy
/ (ˈdʒæzɪ) /

adjective jazzier or jazziest informal
of, characteristic of, or resembling jazz music
gaudy or flashya jazzy car

Derived forms of jazzy

jazzily, adverbjazziness, noun
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