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n. Slang
1. Excited action or impressive display: "away from the razzmatazz of college and frat parties" (Betsey Carter).
2. Evasive or misleading language; double talk: "prodded his recruits with pep talks and office contests to sell stocks with razzmatazz" (Ron Chernow).

[Perhaps alteration of razzle-dazzle.]


(ˈræzməˈtæz) or




another name for razzle-dazzle


(ˈræz əl)

1. showy or virtuosic technique or effect.
2. confusion, commotion, or riotous gaiety.
3. marked by razzle-dazzle.
[1890–95; rhyming compound based on dazzle]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.razzmatazz - any exciting and complex play intended to confuse (dazzle) the opponent
play - a preset plan of action in team sports; "the coach drew up the plays for her team"


[ˌræzməˈtæz] Nbombo m publicitario


[ˌræzməˈtæz] razzamatazz (mainly British) ntralala m


[ˈræzməˈtæz] n (fam) → clamore m
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