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, splashy

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Examples of snazzy in a Sentence

fond of tooling around town in a snazzy car

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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 Hopefully Hyperloop One's snazzy new name will make matters less confusing going forward. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "Watch This Full-Scale Hyperloop Prototype Run Its First Successful Test," 11 May 2016 The first big update, World Effects, adds snazzy animations and color schemes to the maps. Shoshana Wodinsky, The Verge, "Snap Maps update makes your Bitmoji’s world look a bit snazzier," 20 June 2018 The Kentucky Derby Party to benefit Good Sports sparked unbridled enthusiasm for snazzy fashions. Tina Sutton,, "Fashion-spotting at a Good Sports fund-raiser," 1 June 2018 Also, where's the travel pouch to keep this snazzy set safe? Josie Colt, WIRED, "All the Gear, Gadgets, and Apps We Loved in May," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of snazzy

circa 1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for snazzy

origin unknown

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The first known use of snazzy was circa 1932

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English Language Learners Definition of snazzy

: attractive and stylish

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to express warning or disapproval

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