jazz up

phrasal verb

jazzed up; jazzing up; jazzes up
: to make (something) more interesting, exciting, or attractive
The company wants to jazz up its image.
She tried to jazz the room up with a new rug.

Examples of jazz up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For anyone who wants to refresh their walls but lives in an apartment or doesn’t want something that will last forever, peel-and-stick wallpaper is a way to temporarily jazz up your space. Nor'adila Hepburn, Southern Living, 2 May 2024 Those things that get someone excited and jazzed up are the motivators. Puja Bhola Rios, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 Bold pops of color are evident just inside the front door, where the ten-foot ceilings, traditional millwork, and oak floorboards are jazzed up with a pair of fuchsia armchairs on either side of the fireplace in the living room. Mark David, Robb Report, 30 Jan. 2024 Loafers or mules will jazz up your bottom half, while a blazer or trench coat will make your ’fit look more intentional. Alyssa Grabinski, Peoplemag, 8 Feb. 2024 And pain the delicious treat with a cup of hot cocoa, jazzed up with a signature marshmallow fluff in vanilla or peppermint. Michelle Jenkins, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 Thousands of reflectors - like those on bicycles - jazz up the elevator housing with patterns in red, green, gold and white. Charlotte Observer, 30 Jan. 2024 One, a riff on doubles, is a shout out to street food and Trinidad: chickpeas jazzed up with cumin, ginger and fenugreek and piled atop a crisp-chewy saucer of fried plantains. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 26 Jan. 2024 Filters and Looks The app includes several instant fixes and effects, which can ease jazzing up your bland photo. PCMAG, 26 Jan. 2024

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“Jazz up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jazz%20up. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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