• synonyms


See more synonyms for snazzy on Thesaurus.com
adjective, snaz·zi·er, snaz·zi·est.
  1. extremely attractive or stylish; flashy; fancy: a snazzy dresser.
Show More

Origin of snazzy

First recorded in 1930–35; origin uncertain
Related formssnaz·zi·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for snazzy

Contemporary Examples

British Dictionary definitions for snazzy


adjective -zier or -ziest
  1. informal (esp of clothes) stylishly and often flashily attractive
Show More
Derived Formssnazzily, adverbsnazziness, noun

Word Origin

C20: perhaps from sn (appy + j) azzy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for snazzy


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

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper