Definition of shazam in English:

shazam

Syllabification: sha·zam
Pronunciation: /SHəˈzam
 
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exclamation

Used to introduce an extraordinary deed, story, or transformation: She prayed for his arrival and shazam! There he was
More example sentences
  • Well, Capt. Leo can't just sit there and watch his little buddy zoom off into eternity, so he dons his flight gear and, shazam!
  • There you are, coming to the end of whatever it is you do in front of a live audience, and suddenly - shazam!
  • Thanks to near-constant buying and selling of small bottling operations, the deal also helped Coke achieve consistent profit gains, turning the once-stodgy company into - shazam!

Origin

1940s: an invented word, used by conjurors.

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