snaz·​zy | \ ˈsna-zē How to pronounce snazzy (audio) \
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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My mom’s mom was a snazzy dresser—and a prolific shopper. Alyssa Haak, Marie Claire, "The Item I Wear to Death: My Vintage Kale Necklace," 17 Apr. 2019 While Ryan’s clients wanted a functional and family-oriented space, Caitlin’s clients—a young and snazzy duo whose everyday ensemble includes velvet blazers and sky-high stilettos—had a slightly different vision for their home. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "See the Dramatic Reveal from the Best Room Wins Series Premiere," 2 May 2019 Aside from its snazzy looks, most other aspects are pretty run-of-the-mill. The Good Housekeeping Institute, Good Housekeeping, "SHARP AQUOS Crystal," 3 Aug. 2015 The design looks snazzy, but is filled with a few foibles. Gary Gastelu, Fox News, "The 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross proves times have changed," 13 June 2018 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

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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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English Language Learners Definition of snazzy

informal : attractive and stylish

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appealing forcibly to the mind or reason

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