jazz

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
jazzjazz1 /dʒæz/ ●●○ noun [uncountable] 1 APMa type of music that has a strong beat and parts for performers to play alone a jazz band a jazz club modern jazz2 and all that jazz
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jazza jazz festivalTheir collaborations set unsurpassed standards for jazz in an orchestral setting and for jazz soloists.Definitive music from his golden years and top-class traditional jazz by any standards.
jazzjazz2 verb jazz something ↔ up→ See Verb table
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jazzYou might be surprised to hear that you can jazz it up even more.But Forbes did remarkably well for a nerdish unknown, so Dole now solicits his thoughts on jazzing up his tax platform.
Origin jazz1 (1900-2000) Perhaps from Bantu jas to cause to dance, excite