jazz has definitions from the fields of music,fine art,dance,sexuality
[ noun ] (music,fine art) a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

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(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)

Meager and shabby by-products linger to haunt our memories of a once mighty protagonist ; a maladroit reharmonization of our National_Anthem ( The Star-Spangled_Banner ) ; a poor attempt to write an idiomatic jazz concerto ; a circus polka for elephants ; his hopes that the tunes from his old music might be used for popular American commercial songs !

(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)

It purported to be a reasonably serious attempt at a treatment of jazz_musicians , their aims , their problems - the tug-of-war between the `` pure '' and the `` commercial '' - and seemed a promising vehicle , for the two men shared a common interest in jazz .

Johnny_Mercer practically grew_up with the sound of jazz and the blues in his ears .

[ verb ] (sexuality) have sexual intercourse with


"This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm" "Adam knew Eve" (know is archaic) "Were you ever intimate with this man?"

[ noun ] empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; that's a lot of wind"


"don't give me any of that jazz"

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[ verb ] (music) play something in the style of jazz

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play music

[ noun ] (music,fine art,dance) a style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands

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