razzmatazz

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n razzmatazz any exciting and complex play intended to confuse (dazzle) the opponent
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Usage

In literature:

We supposed it was the usual Government razzmatazz to keep some GS-9 clerk busy.
"The Great Gray Plague" by Raymond F. Jones
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In news:

ATLANTA — This is the only time when fun truly comes first and when flair and fashion, pizazz and razzmatazz are the orders of the day.
"What I really loved was the American take on millinery , more than the Parisian take on millinery ," he says, "because it always combined that French chic but with American razzmatazz.
Movies Pure Razzmatazz 'Chicago,' One Town.
And The Birdman of Razzmatazz.
Behind the razzmatazz of Our Time, Our Place, we are squandering our untapped tourist potential, says Kathryn Johnston.
'Follies' is a source of heartache and razzmatazz.
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