snazzy

[snaz-ee]

adjective, snaz·zi·er, snaz·zi·est.

extremely attractive or stylish; flashy; fancy: a snazzy dresser.

Nearby words

  1. snatch squad,
  2. snatcher,
  3. snatchy,
  4. snath,
  5. snathe,
  6. sncc,
  7. sncf,
  8. snead,
  9. snead, sam,
  10. sneak

Origin of snazzy

First recorded in 1930–35; origin uncertain

Related formssnaz·zi·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for snazzy

snazzy

adjective -zier or -ziest

informal (esp of clothes) stylishly and often flashily attractive
Derived Formssnazzily, adverbsnazziness, noun

Word Origin for snazzy

C20: perhaps from sn (appy + j) azzy

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Word Origin and History for snazzy

snazzy

adj.

"stylish, flashy," 1932, U.S. colloquial, perhaps a blend of snappy and jazzy.

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