snaz·​zy | \ ˈsna-zē \
snazzier; snazziest

Definition of snazzy

: conspicuously or flashily attractive : fancy snazzy clothes a snazzy car

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Synonyms for snazzy


flashy, jazzy, pizzazzy (or pizazzy), splashy

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Examples of snazzy in a Sentence

fond of tooling around town in a snazzy car

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Windows 10 has built-in backup features in its Recovery menu, while macOS has its snazzy Time Machine app. Alexander George, Popular Mechanics, "How to Wipe Your Computer Before You Sell It," 14 Jan. 2019 Over time, the weight and snazzy variations will come, Centeno says. SELF, "Your Guide to Navigating the Free Weights at the Gym," 12 Jan. 2019 Elton John, on the other hand, laced up in snazzy Gucci sneakers. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "David and Victoria Beckham Are Couple Style Goals on Vacation in The South of France," 29 Aug. 2018 Little Red and a later car, unofficially known as the Green Hornet, were the only two Shelby GT 500 notchback coupes of their era, each sporting a snazzy vinyl roof. Gary Gastelu, Fox News, "'Little Red' 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 found after 50 years, could be worth millions," 17 Aug. 2018 Now, there's a snazzy little remaster out for $19.99, and, yes, it's actually called Re-Mars-Tered. Julie Muncy, WIRED, "Fortnite Season 5 Is Here, and the Rest of the Week in Games," 13 July 2018 However, a large body of research in the field supports several other possible evolutionary drivers for snazzy stripes. Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian, "Settling a Heated Debate—Do Zebra Stripes Keep These Animals Cool?," 10 July 2018 Fast forward a month later, sports PR Johnno Spence needed a snazzy suit for the Royal Ascot (where the Duchess of Sussex was in attendance) and ended up purchasing Markle's wedding suit (!) as well as a few of his other custom pieces. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Why Meghan Markle's Dad's Wedding Suit Was Re-Worn by a Random Dude," 25 June 2018 The creatives behind this likely think a snazzy jacket is probably a welcome variation on all those protests T-shirts already in the average activist’s closet, too. Hilary Weaver, Vanities, "Can Anti-Melania Outerwear Activism Catch On?," 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of snazzy

circa 1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for snazzy

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English Language Learners Definition of snazzy

informal : attractive and stylish

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