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- adj. stylish, flashy, snappy.
Sometimes, the "zooty" was my pharm-fueled metronome as I danced dementedly through a gauzy awareness in the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Diplomat.
My brother explained to me that these hep cats were new on the scene and zooty-er than any of the original zoot suiters.
From the tender age of twelve, my mother had been unable to start her day without the aid of at least two cups of immoderately strong, tar-black, unsweetened coffee, a taste for which she had picked up from the tugboat captains and zooty bachelors who filled the boardinghouse where she had grown up.
I've had four horses down with the 'zooty, and two men laid up with dip'thery.