Origin of pizazz
Examples from the Web for pizzazz
Marco Zanini delivered a collection for Rochas that was flirty and feminine with a bit of pizzazz.
The Texas governor has executive experience, conservative cred, success generating jobs, and pizzazz.
Yet over and over Mr. Pawlenty has been intent on trying to offer us pizzazz.
Peel off and place for a touch of pizzazz: clowns, penguins, teddy bears, etc.
British Dictionary definitions for pizzazz
Word Origin for pizzazz
Word Origin and History for pizzazz
also pizzaz; pizzazz, 1937, probably originally college or show-biz slang.
Pizazz, to quote the editor of the Harvard Lampoon, is an indefinable dynamic quality, the je ne sais quoi of function; as for instance, adding Scotch puts pizazz into a drink. Certain clothes have it, too. ["Harper's Bazaar," March 1937]