jazz up

Definition of jazz up

informal

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

jazzplay
  1. :  American music developed especially from ragtime and blues and characterized by propulsive syncopated rhythms, polyphonic ensemble playing, varying degrees of improvisation, and often deliberate distortions of pitch and timbre

    :  popular dance music influenced by jazz and played in a loud rhythmic manner

    :  similar but unspecified things :  stuff

  1. :  enliven

    :  accelerate

    :  to play in the manner of jazz

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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