razzmatazz

[raz-muh-taz]
noun Informal.
razzle-dazzle ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism; by alteration

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razzle-dazzle or razzmatazz (ˈræzəlˈdæzəl, ˈræzməˈtæz)
 
n
slang noisy or showy fuss or activity
 
[C19: rhyming compound based on dazzle]
 
razzmatazz or razzmatazz
 
n
 
[C19: rhyming compound based on dazzle]

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razzmatazz
1894, perhaps a varied reduplication of jazz (q.v.). The word had early associations with that kind of music (later esp. in contrast to swing).
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Example sentences
But, for all its razzmatazz, the play's final moment of celebration is unearned.
The mood at the annual motor show was sombre, the razzmatazz noticeable only by its absence.
We need the action to come with a lot more razzmatazz.
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