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be (out) on the razzle

slang To go out for a fun night of celebrating and/or socializing. Primarily heard in UK. We were out on the razzle last night for Valerie's birthday, that's why we're all exhausted today.
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be/go (out) on the razzle

  (British informal, old-fashioned)
to enjoy yourself by doing things like going to parties or dances We're going out on the razzle on New Year's Eve - do you fancy coming? (informal, old-fashioned)
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activity that is intended to attract people's attention by being noisy or exciting Amid all the razzle-dazzle of the party convention, it is easy to forget about the real political issues.


n. flamboyant publicity; hype. After all the razzle-dazzle dies down, we’ll see what things are really like.
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A new public artwork for the city - the Razzle Dazzle Mersey ferry
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THIS fantastic model of the Razzle Dazzle ferry has been making waves at Hoylake boating lake.
I want to razzle and dazzle, I want look good and take him apart.
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By MAURICE FITZMAURICE RAZZLE Dazzle blew the judges away on Got To Dance last night but fell short of scooping the pounds 250,000 prize money.
Ben was in Sydney making new movie Razzle Dazzle, released on Friday.
A SPOT of razzle and dazzle is promised for music lovers who pay a visit to a Staffordshire venue next week.
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IN the 1960s, Chris Duffy wrote a novel about life in Blackpool called Razzle Dazzle, which brought him a certain amount of literary success.
The touring production of Bob Fosse's tale of murder, greed and razzle doesn't have any big names, but it has massive show tunes - Razzle Dazzle, All That Jazz and Chicago, to name but a few.