pizzazz


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piz·zazz

or pi·zazz or piz·zaz  (pĭ-zăz′)
n. Informal
1. Dazzling style; flamboyance; flair.
2. Vigorous spirit; energy or excitement.

[Origin unknown.]

pizzazz

(pəˈzæz) or

pizazz

n
informal an attractive combination of energy and style; sparkle, vitality, or glamour. Also called: pazzazz, pazazz or pzazz
[C20: origin obscure]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pizzazz - the activeness of an energetic personalitypizzazz - the activeness of an energetic personality
activeness, activity - the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"
Translations

pizzazz

pzazz, pizazz [pəˈzæz] nallant m
a young woman with a lot of energy and pizzazz → une jeune femme pleine d'énergie et d'allant

pizzazz

[pəˈzæz] n to have pizzazz (fam) → essere pieno/a di verve
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