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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles; Also: Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk.

Usage examples (35)
  • Don't give me any of that jazz
  • Could the word jazz already have been used in 1914 with reference to New Orleans music?
  • By "spirit of jazz" I mean the complete opposite of how people usually use the term jazz as in "jazz it up" (that is, decorate it up).
  • You always play jazz, jazz is for the Americans '. for more
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