a singer whose vocal technique is similar to that of a musical instrument, and whose singing has a strong jazz feeling, chiefly imparted through phrasing, melodic improvisation, and rhythmic subtlety.
- Jazz something up
- Jazz vibes
noun See acid jazz
[jaz-woo m-uh n] /ˈdʒæzˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural jazzwomen. 1. a female jazz musician.
[jaz-ee] /ˈdʒæz i/ adjective, jazzier, jazziest. 1. pertaining to or suggestive of music. 2. Informal. active or lively. 3. Informal. fancy or flashy: a jazzy sweater. /ˈdʒæzɪ/ adjective (informal) jazzier, jazziest 1. of, characteristic of, or resembling jazz music 2. gaudy or flashy: a jazzy car adj. 1919, from jazz (n.) + -y (2). Related: […]