adjective (snazzier; -est) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1932 conspicuously or flashily attractive ; fancy <
snazzy clothes
a snazzy car

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • snazzy — stylish, flashy, 1932, U.S. colloquial, perhaps a blend of snappy and jazzy …   Etymology dictionary

  • snazzy — [adj] stylish attractive, beautiful, chic, chichi*, classy, dapper, dashing, dressed to kill*, dressy, fashionable, flashy, in vogue, jazzy, nifty, now*, ritzy, sharp, slick*, smart, snappy, sophisticated, swank*, trendy, upscale, uptown,… …   New thesaurus

  • snazzy — ► ADJECTIVE (snazzier, snazziest) informal ▪ smart; stylish. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • snazzy — ☆ snazzy [snaz′ē ] adj. snazzier, snazziest [< ? SN(APPY) + (J)AZZY] Slang stylishly or showily attractive; flashy …   English World dictionary

  • snazzy — [[t]snæ̱zi[/t]] snazzier, snazziest ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Something that is snazzy is stylish and attractive, often in a rather bright or noticeable way. [INFORMAL] ...snazzy swimsuits. ...a snazzy new Porsche. ...the snazziest part of town …   English dictionary

  • snazzy — UK [ˈsnæzɪ] / US adjective Word forms snazzy : adjective snazzy comparative snazzier superlative snazziest informal snazzy clothing, cars, and places are attractive, bright, and fashionable Derived word: snazzily adverb …   English dictionary

  • snazzy — adjective /ˈsnæzi/ a) Elegant in manner of dress; stylish, modern or appealing in appearance; flashy. One particularly snazzy outfit consisted of vertically striped pants paired with a horizontally striped and sequined top. b) Excellent; clever …   Wiktionary

  • snazzy — snaz|zy [ snæzi ] adjective INFORMAL snazzy clothing, cars, and places are attractive, bright, and fashionable: That s a snazzy tie you re wearing. ╾ snaz|zi|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • snazzy — adjective informal clothes that are snazzy are bright, fashionable, and attractive: a snazzy red jacket snazzily adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • snazzy — AND shnazzy [“snaezi AND “Jnsezi] mod. elegant; classy. □ This is a snazzy place all right. □ This place is sure snazzy. □ Whose shnazzy new car is this? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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