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

[Origin unknown.]
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or piz•zazz


n. Informal.
1. energy; vitality; vigor.
2. attractive style; dash; flair.
[1935–40, Amer.; orig. obscure]
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pizzazz [pəˈzæz] Nenergía f, dinamismo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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