Definition of razzmatazz noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌræzməˈtæz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌræzməˈtæz//
(also razzamatazz
BrE BrE//ˌræzəməˈtæz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌræzəməˈtæz//
(also razzle-dazzle) [uncountable] (informal)
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a lot of noisy exciting activity that is intended to attract people’s attention The documentary focuses on the razzmatazz of an American political campaign. Word Originlate 19th cent.: probably an alteration of razzle-dazzle.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: razzmatazz