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English noun: jazz

1. jazz (communication) empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk

SamplesThat's a lot of wind.
Don't give me any of that jazz.

Synonymsidle words, malarkey, malarky, nothingness, wind

Broader (hypernym)talk, talking

2. jazz (communication) a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

Broader (hypernym)popular music, popular music genre

Narrower (hyponym)bebop, boogie, boogie-woogie, bop, cool jazz, funk, hot jazz, jive, modern jazz, neo jazz, new jazz, scat, scat singing, swing, swing music, trad

Domain category membersfunky, jazz, low-down

3. jazz (communication) a style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands

Broader (hypernym)dance music

Domain categoryjazz

English verb: jazz

1. jazz (creation) play something in the style of jazz

ExamplesThey will jazz the duet

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)play, spiel

Domain categorymusic

2. jazz (contact) have sexual intercourse with

SamplesThis student sleeps with everyone in her dorm.
Adam knew Eve.
Were you ever intimate with this man?.

Synonymsbang, be intimate, bed, bonk, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, get laid, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, hump, know, lie with, love, make love, make out, roll in the hay, screw, sleep together, sleep with

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)copulate, couple, mate, pair

Narrower (hyponym)fornicate, have, take

Verb groupmake out, neck

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