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jazzy

slang Bright, showy, or flashy; fancy or gaudy. It turns out they'd been spending all the company's money on jazzy cars and expensive vacations, and now the business is in debt for nearly a quarter of a million dollars. We're going to a nightclub, not a college lecture. Don't you have anything a little jazzier to wear?

jazzy

(ˈdʒæzi)
mod. stimulating; appealing. That’s a jazzy sweater you got.
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It features nine classy electronic tracks that take you on a trip around some of the many shades of house, from deep and hypnotic to trippedout jazziness, dub vibes and more minimal beats.
A night of French music - from the jaunty jazziness of Ravel, through Bizet set in the sundrenched South to the amorous warmth of Berlioz's Romeo and Juliet.
But fellow judge Dannii Minogue backed the Scot saying she loved his "jazziness" while Louis Walsh added: "It was a difficult song choice, but you did well."
Reading more widely and systematically than he had ever done before, Ellison was struck by the sheer jazziness of that most multicultural of poems--T.
Barbara Thiagarijian is her collaborator and rises to the considerable challenges of these pieces, shifting effortlessly between impressionistic delicacy and saucy jazziness, and everything in between.
As a result, though there's considerable repetition, the movie is beautifully cut, with occasional editorial jazziness and musical eruptions that keep the audience on its toes.
Salle's painting has certainly lost its early bravura nerviness; given the critical apparatus that surrounded it two decades ago, as well as its attitudinal chilliness and the particular cerebral quality of its macho swagger, we might forget the jazziness of its juxtapositions, with its plaids and patterns, its cartoon figures, and its combinations of photographic passages and loose drawing.
It appears that the young poet's rhythmic jazziness goes along with classical meters, while more prosaic forms, such as dol'niki, emerge as the poet matures.
N'dea Davenport, formerly of the Brand New Heavies, joins Merchant for the lilting "Break Your Heart." This song has a deceptively upbeat jazziness, with a smooth trumpet accompaniment and mellow string undertones.
Gorilla and Orange Sun with its somewhat hallucinatory title reveals Latimer's vivid imagination for orchestral colours, its hobgoblin opening progressing into a moto perpetuo of irresistible momentum and New World jazziness. It would make a good curtain-raiser for many a programme.
Peeved by the number of cynics questioning the "jazziness" of a festival with head liners like Deep Purple,the festival posted a note on its Facebook page stating:"I just don't get it.What difference does it make if the festival's name is jazz or blues or rock?" Then advising "those few hundreds of 'so called jazz fans' to stop complaining..." Then The Alchemy Project took offence at a customer's tweet about their poor experience at Cirque du Soleil,with the response:"What's wrong with u?