What is the meaning of jazz?

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  • Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk.
    • usage: "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"
  • A genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles.
  • A style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New Orleans jazz but played by large bands.


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