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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RAZZLE-DAZZLE

With a yellow ticket, again—but without any razzle-dazzle this time.

Perhaps if I'd told her the truth instead of all that razzle-dazzle we might—but, confound it!

That sneak I gave the razzle-dazzle to yesterday is in this.

In the middle of this razzle-dazzle come another crash and a flood of light.

We thought how many people in their so-called Christian life are riding the razzle-dazzle.

The razzle-dazzle of London doesn't appeal to a man much, when he's been on the bend in sea-ports.

He said that a razzle-dazzle was something like a merry-go-round, except that as it went round and round it also went up and down.

WORD ORIGIN

1886, American English slang, varied reduplication of dazzle (q.v.).

Meaning "state of confusion" is from 1889.

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