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good enough for jazz

Sufficient to suit the purpose(s) at hand without needing to be perfect. There are still a few kinks to work out in how users' comments are displayed, but it's good enough for jazz at the moment.
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and all that jazz

and all that stuff; and all that nonsense. I need some glue, paper, string, and all that jazz to make a kite. She told me I was selfish, hateful, rude, ugly, and all that jazz.
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jazz someone or something up

to make someone or something more exciting or sexy; to make someone or something appeal more to contemporary tastes. Let's jazz this room up a little bit. They jazzed up Donna till she looked like a rock star.
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jazzed (up)

 
1. alert; having a positive state of mind. I am jazzed up and ready to face life. Those guys were jazzed and ready for the game.
2. . intoxicated. Dave was a bit jazzed up, but not terribly. Gert was jazzed out of her mind.
3. . enhanced; with something added; made more enticing. The third act was jazzed up with livelier music.
4. . forged or altered. Better not try to cash a jazzed check at this bank.
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jazz up something

also jazz something up
to make something more interesting, exciting, or stylish She uses a basic recipe and jazzes it up with chocolate chips, apples, or bananas. My daughters think I should jazz up my wardrobe.
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and all that jazz

  (informal)
and other similar things They sell televisions and all that jazz.
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jazz up

1. Enliven, make more interesting, as in They jazzed up the living room with a new rug, or They decided to include a comedy act to jazz up the program.
2. Modify so as to increase its performance, as in Peter wanted to jazz up his motorbike with a stronger engine. Both usages are colloquialisms from the mid-1900s. Also see juice up.
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jazz up

v. Slang
To make something or someone appear more interesting; enliven something or someone: We jazzed up the apartment with beaded curtains. The caterer jazzed the tables up with candles.
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all that jazz

n. all that stuff; all that nonsense. She told me I was selfish, hateful, rude, ugly, and all that jazz.
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jazz someone/something up

tv. to make someone or something more exciting or sexy; to make someone or something appeal more to contemporary and youthful tastes. They jazzed up the old girl till she looked like a teenager.
See also: jazz, up

jazzed (up)

1. mod. alert; having a positive state of mind. Those guys were jazzed and ready for the game.
2. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. Dave was a bit jazzed up, but not terribly.
3. mod. enhanced; with something added; having been made more enticing. It was jazzed enough to have the police chief around asking questions.
4. mod. forged or altered. (see also tinseled.) Better not try to cash a jazzed up check at this bank.
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jazzed

verb
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