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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Probably from razzle-dazzle

razzmatazz

noun
     
razz‧ma‧tazz also raz‧za‧ma‧tazz also razzle-dazzle [uncountable]
noisy exciting activity that is intended to attract people's attention:
the razzmatazz of showbusiness

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