[jaz-er-sahyz] /ˈdʒæz ərˌsaɪz/

vigorous dancing done to music as an for physical fitness.

a dance fitness program blending jazz music and cardiovascular exercise, cf. dancercise
Word Origin

jazz + (ex)ercise, created by Judi Sheppard Missett
Usage Note


1977, originally a proprietary name, from jazz (n.) + ending from exercise.


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