• (informal) Something presenting itself in a fanciful and showy, often unrealistic manner, especially when intended to impress and confuse.

    "Is he really the next big thing, or is all the media attention just a bunch of razzmatazz?"

  • Empty and tiresome speculation.

    "A few politicians are creating some razzmatazz about reinstating the draft."

  • Ambiguous or meaningless language.

    "He says he's late for the meeting because his daughter had an emergency at school, but I don't buy this razzmatazz."

  • (rare) A long and imposing series of mindless but necessary tasks; drudgery.

    "When I finally got done dealing with all the razzmatazz of college registration, I decided to go out and have a drink."

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