\ ˈja-zē How to pronounce jazzy (audio) \
jazzier; jazziest

Definition of jazzy

1 : having the characteristics of jazz
2 : marked by unrestraint, animation, or flashiness

Other Words from jazzy

jazzily \ ˈja-​zə-​lē How to pronounce jazzy (audio) \ adverb
jazziness \ ˈja-​zē-​nəs How to pronounce jazzy (audio) \ noun

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Examples of jazzy in a Sentence

He wore a jazzy suit to the party. that's a jazzy bathing suit, with all those spangles
Recent Examples on the Web Over a classically snaky John Frusciante guitar line and tasty, jazzy Flea bass snap, Keidis checks off some classic rock signposts. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 23 Sep. 2022 Meanwhile, composer Daniel Pemberton unleashes a jazzy upright bass to climb up and down the scales. Amy Nicholson, Variety, 7 Sep. 2022 As guitarist Jerry Garcia rock’s bearded Methuselah - led the way with his earthy playing and singing, the Dead brought the crowd to life with 2 1/2 hours of uptempo rock punctuated by the group’s trademark brand of jazzy, acid-rock improvisations. Merrie Monteagudo, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Sep. 2022 Even younger editors who may have related to Kerouac’s jazzy celebration of youth and personal freedom turned him down. Hillel Italie, ajc, 4 Sep. 2022 Cinematographer Alexander Dynan brought fitting visual austerity to First Reformed and jazzy vitality to the casino settings of The Card Counter. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2022 The Best Damn Band in the Land was back at it on Saturday at Ohio Stadium, dazzling fans with with a jazzy display. Hayden Grove, cleveland, 3 Sep. 2022 The dancers have lots of fun skimming through simple jazzy/contemporary/balletic movements. Janine Parker, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Aug. 2022 Altogether, this is a jazzy, retro sports watch with a modern movement and loads of style. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 11 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of jazzy

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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1 Oct 2022

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“Jazzy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jazzy. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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