Associations to the word «Jazz»

Pictures for the word «Jazz»


JAZZ, noun. (music genre) A musical art form rooted in West African cultural and musical expression and in the African American blues tradition, with diverse influences over time, commonly characterized by blue notes, syncopation, swing, call and response, polyrhythms and improvisation.
JAZZ, noun. Energy, excitement, excitability. Very lively.
JAZZ, noun. The (in)tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a thing.
JAZZ, noun. Unspecified thing(s).
JAZZ, noun. (with positive terms) Of excellent quality, the genuine article.
JAZZ, noun. Nonsense.
JAZZ, verb. To play jazz music.
JAZZ, verb. To dance to the tunes of jazz music.
JAZZ, verb. To enliven, brighten up, make more colourful or exciting; excite
JAZZ, verb. To complicate.
JAZZ, verb. (intransitive) (US slang) (dated) To have sex for money, to prostitute oneself.
JAZZ, verb. To destroy.
JAZZ, verb. To distract/pester.
JAZZ, proper noun. A diminutive of the   male given name James.
JAZZ, proper noun. A diminutive of the   female given name Jasmine.
JAZZ BAND, noun. (music) (jazz) A musical band that plays jazz music.
JAZZ BAND, noun. (Northern England) A children's marching band, often using kazoos.
JAZZ BANDS, noun. Plural of jazz band
JAZZ DANCE, noun. Any of several forms of improvised rhythmic dancing to jazz music.
JAZZ DANCE, noun. (obsolete) tap dance
JAZZ DANCES, noun. Plural of jazz dance
JAZZ FUSION, noun. (music genre) A style of jazz influenced by rock music and other styles.
JAZZ HANDS, noun. A dance move in which the performer's hands are extended with palms toward the audience and fingers splayed.
JAZZ MAG, noun. (slang) (British) (chiefly Northeast England) A pornographic magazine.
JAZZ MUGHAM, noun. (jazz) (music genre) A genre that combines Azerbaijani mugham with jazz.
JAZZ PANTS, noun. Flared trousers used for dancing
JAZZ POET, noun. A writer of jazz poetry.
JAZZ POETRY, noun. (poetry) (jazz) A form of poetry of the 1920s employing jazz-like rhythm or a feeling of improvisation.
JAZZ POETS, noun. Plural of jazz poet
JAZZ UP, verb. To make gaudy and bright.
JAZZ UP, verb. To give a rhythm/melody reminiscent of jazz.

Dictionary definition

JAZZ, noun. Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz".
JAZZ, noun. A genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles.
JAZZ, noun. A style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands.
JAZZ, verb. Play something in the style of jazz.
JAZZ, verb. Have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?".

Wise words

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