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snazzy

[snaz-ee]
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adjective, snaz·zi·er, snaz·zi·est.
  1. extremely attractive or stylish; flashy; fancy: a snazzy dresser.
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Origin of snazzy

First recorded in 1930–35; origin uncertain
Related formssnaz·zi·ness, noun
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Related Words for snazzy

swank, classy, slick, dressy, flashy, nifty, trendy, chic, upscale, attractive, beautiful, chichi, dapper, dashing, fashionable, jazzy, now, ritzy, sharp, smart

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British Dictionary definitions for snazzy

snazzy

adjective -zier or -ziest
  1. informal (esp of clothes) stylishly and often flashily attractive
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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

adj.

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

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