Definition of jazz

Definition of jazz
  1. jazz Noun 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.
  2. jazz Noun Energy, excitement, excitability. Very lively.
  3. jazz Noun The (in)tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a thing.
  4. jazz Noun Unspecified thing(s).
  5. jazz Noun ("with positive terms") Of excellent quality, the genuine article.
  6. jazz Noun Nonsense.
  7. jazz Verb To play "jazz" music.
  8. jazz Verb To dance to the tunes of "jazz" music.
  9. jazz Verb To enliven, brighten up, make more colourful or exciting; excite
  10. jazz Verb To complicate.
  11. jazz Verb To have sex with.
  12. jazz Verb To destroy.
  13. jazz Verb To distract/pester.
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