pizzazz

People with pizzazz are glamorous and fun to be with; they have that certain something that attracts others to them.

Inanimate objects can also have pizzazz, like a school gymnasium that's been decorated for a dance or a website that's redesigned to be more flashy and exciting. Pizzazz began in the 1930s as a slang term, and it's still considered an informal way of describing excitement or zest.

Definitions of pizzazz
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n the activeness of an energetic personality

Synonyms:
dynamism, oomph, pizzaz, zing
Type of:
activeness, activity
the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically

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