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 for jazz
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  jazz \jazz\ n.
     1. A type of music that originated in New Orleans around 1900
        and developed through increasingly complex styles, but
        generally featuring intricate rhythms, improvisation,
        prominent solo segments, and great freedom in harmonic
        idiom played frequently in a polyphonic style, on various
        instruments including horn, saxophone, piano and
        percussion, but rarely stringed instruments. [WordNet
        sense 1]
        [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
  
     2. empty or insincere or exaggerated talk; as, don't give me
        any of that jazz. [WordNet sense 2]
  
     Syn: wind, idle words, nothingness.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. A style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to
        New Orleans jazz but played by large bands.
        [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  jazz
      n 1: empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a
           lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz" [syn:
           wind, malarkey, malarky, idle words, jazz,
           nothingness]
      2: a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans
         around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles
      3: a style of dance music popular in the 1920s; similar to New
         Orleans jazz but played by large bands
      v 1: play something in the style of jazz
      2: have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with
         everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever
         intimate with this man?" [syn: sleep together, roll in the
         hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get
         laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have
         intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck,
         jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it,
         bang, get it on, bonk]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  46 Moby Thesaurus words for "jazz":
     acid rock, avant-garde jazz, ballroom music, baloney, bebop,
     boogie-woogie, bop, bull, bushwa, concert, country rock, crap,
     dance music, dances, dramatico-musical, flimflam, folk rock, guff,
     hard rock, hot, hot jazz, instrumental, jazzed up, jazzy, jive,
     mainstream jazz, malarkey, moonshine, musical suite, orchestral,
     poppycock, rag, ragtime, ragtimey, rhythm-and-blues, rock,
     rock-and-roll, suite, suite of dances, swing, swingy, symphonic,
     syncopated, syncopated music, syncopation, the new music
  
  

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