informal
: full of excitement or enthusiasm
The evening before his interview with AU's search committee, he spent three hours rehearsing questions and answers with the banker. The 35-year-old coach was so jazzed he couldn't sleep …Shaun Assael

Examples of jazzed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lawmakers in a growing number of states, however, aren’t quite as jazzed about it. TIME, 6 Feb. 2024 Flowers was the playmaker fans were most jazzed to watch in the preseason opener. Childs Walker, Baltimore Sun, 13 Aug. 2023 Claire is finishing her residency in emergency medicine and is really jazzed about resetting tibias. Shannon Carlin, Time, 22 June 2023 Their son, Elliott (Owen Teague), is happy, healthy, and works at a weed dispensary, though Mom isn’t so jazzed about that last part; the shop barely has any security! David Fear, Rolling Stone, 26 May 2023 Chu was only too jazzed about the news. Vulture, 28 Oct. 2022 And collectors are pretty jazzed about it. Victoria Gomelsky, Robb Report, 7 May 2021 Marco was pretty jazzed about it. Robert Gehrke, The Salt Lake Tribune, 29 Oct. 2020 All working trompe-l’oeil painters, the trio are both jazzed and trepidatious about the reunion; the intensity of their training, almost ten years before, bonded them as friends and cemented them as competitors. Lauren Oyler, The New Yorker, 13 Mar. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

from past participle of jazz entry 2

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jazzed was in 1955

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Cite this Entry

“Jazzed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jazzed. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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