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  1. jazznik(Noun)

    An enthusiast of jazz music.

  2. Origin: From jazz (music) + cutesy or ironic use of the Slavic suffix -nik (Russian: ). This suffix experienced a surge in English coinages for nicknames and diminutives after the 1957 Russian launch of the Sputnik spacecraft. Compare beatnik.


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