- The Jazz Age in the United States was in the 1920s and is defined as when the influence of jazz music was widespread and society was experiencing prosperity, Prohibition and the beginnings of social change.
- An example of the Jazz Age is flapper girls.
- An example of the Jazz Age is Prohibition.
A musician plays music born in the Jazz Age.
Jazz Age definition by Webster's New World
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a period of U.S. history in the 1920s noted for general prosperity, financial speculation, Prohibition, the emergence of organized crime, profound social, cultural, and literary change, and the influence of jazz
Origin: uncertain or unknown; perhaps ; from phrase attributed to F. Scott Fitzgerald