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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fond of tooling around town in a snazzy car
Recent Examples on the Web Last year revenues at Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon rose by more than 10% on average, largely because of snazzy fighter-jet and missile contracts. The Economist, "Away from the headlines, defence is Boeing’s next problem," 6 Feb. 2020 The boutique airline, which operates snazzy, Pilatus PC-12 aircraft with two pilots, now has scheduled shuttle service to Clayton J. Lloyd International (AXA) airport via its hub at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin (SJU) airport. Paul Rubio, Condé Nast Traveler, "These 6 New Flights to the Caribbean Will Get You to the Beach in No Time," 3 Feb. 2020 In the 1990s, web browsers like Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer competed bitterly to offer the snazziest new features and attract users. Lily Hay Newman, Wired, "The Fractured Future of Browser Privacy," 30 Jan. 2020 The pair just paid $4.55 million for a snazzy new farmhouse near Brentwood Country Club, public records show. Los Angeles Times, "Quest Nutrition founders Ron and Shannan Penna snatch up a Brentwood farmhouse," 16 Jan. 2020 There’s just one unusual detail: The diminutive cephalopod is wearing snazzy 3-D glasses. New York Times, "Yes, This Cuttlefish Is Wearing 3-D Glasses," 8 Jan. 2020 Just hanging with Valentino Khan, being cool and looking snazzy. Kat Bein, Billboard, "The Year in Diplo Photos," 30 Dec. 2019 Below, shop nine of the snazziest men’s boots for the holiday season. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "This Is the Snazziest Men’s Dress Shoe for the Holidays," 13 Dec. 2019 There are snazzy hotels, fine restaurants, a Rainforest Café, a Walgreens, shops and condos. Rick Kogan,, "Not so long ago, Chicago’s tony Clark Street was down and out. A new photo book takes us back.," 13 Nov. 2019

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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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24 Feb 2020

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“Snazzy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of snazzy

informal : attractive and stylish

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