snaz·​zy ˈsna-zē How to pronounce snazzy (audio)
snazzier; snazziest
: conspicuously or flashily attractive : fancy
snazzy clothes
a snazzy car

Examples of snazzy in a Sentence

fond of tooling around town in a snazzy car
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Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

circa 1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snazzy was circa 1932

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“Snazzy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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snaz·​zy ˈsnaz-ē How to pronounce snazzy (audio)
snazzier; snazziest
: attractive in a flashy way
a snazzy tie

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