Definition of razzmatazz in English:

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Pronunciation: /razməˈtaz/
(also razzamatazz /raz(ə)məˈtaz/)


[mass noun] informal
Noisy, showy, and exciting activity and display designed to attract and impress: the razzmatazz of a political campaign
More example sentences
  • But we hadn't come here in quest of glitter and razzmatazz and we had looked forward to seeing an older Bastar.
  • There was little in the way of fanfare, little in the way of razzmatazz.
  • But it's been about a decade since his canny combination of show-biz razzmatazz and high style was on a Broadway menu.


Late 19th century: probably an alteration of razzle-dazzle.

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