jazz up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v jazz up make more interesting or lively "juice up a party","pep up your paper"
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Quotations

  • Molly Ringwald
    Molly Ringwald
    “When I was a little kid I thought I would grow up to be black and sing jazz in nightclubs.”

Usage

In literature:

We'd both be poor, we'd be in the poorhouse, if I didn't jazz him up!
"Babbitt" by Sinclair Lewis
A shot of gin might jazz me up a little.
"The Plastic Age" by Percy Marks
These blasted tribal ceremonies need a cabaret attachment to jazz them up.
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
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In poetry:

The rat-face mutt is dancin' up an' down;
Ah Foo is singin' jazz in raw Chinee;
The parson's starin' at me with a frown,
As if 'e thort sich things could never be;
An' I'm some bloke 'e's but 'arf rekernised
'E's 'ipnertised.
"'Ave a 'eart!" by C J Dennis

In news:

Jazz have impressive first half , up on lakers 60-51.
The jazz era is up for sale .
Jazz pick up options on Hayward , Favors, Kanter and Burks.
The City of Sunny Isles Beach is excited to announce the line-up for the 5th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest three-day festival.
The holidays are here, and festive partygoers are trying to decide how to jazz up their seasonal soiree get-ups.
Jazz have impressive first half, up on lakers 60-51.
Marines jazz it up at the MCLB.
If you're stumped on how to jazz them up into a tasty day two meal, Chef Gregory Leon from Kasana restaurant in Milwaukee offers tips for your leftovers .
John Hawkes tunes up for jazz pic 'Low Down': Will play Parker, Mingus sideman Joe Albany.
John Hawkes tunes up for jazz pic 'Low Down'.
Martin mixes up music from Bluegrass, Jazz, Jam bands, Singer/Songwriters, Blues, and Celtic genres to give you a crossroads of music that you won't hear anywhere else on the radio.
To see pianist Dave Brubeck in recent years -- up on stage, say, at the Monterey Jazz Festival, striding with his band through "Take Five," his most famous tune -- one might have thought he would play forever.
Tarantula on Nude, Orangutan Art Jazz Up Trockel Show.
It took three overtimes, but the Utah Jazz eventually prevailed over the Toronto Raptors, 140-133, to pick up their first road victory of the season.
The Spurs were up by 28 points late in the half and led the Jazz 54-28 at halftime.
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In science:

We the use qp to define a family of link invariants which are jazzed-up versions of the familiar quandle counting invariant.
A polynomial invariant of finite quandles
We would like to jazz up these rack counting invariants with the generalized rack polynomials.
On rack polynomials
See Anderson’s paper () or Keisler’s jazzed up version, , for the details of this unused theory].
Regularity and nearness theorems for families of local Lie groups
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