on the razzle or on the razz British informal out enjoying oneself or celebrating, esp while drinking freely

Word Origin for razzle

C20: from razzle-dazzle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for razzle

Historical Examples of razzle

  • But the "Razzle Dazzle's" chauffeur looked at me in distress.

    The Argus Pheasant

    John Charles Beecham

  • And largely because "Razzle Dazzle" took matters into her own hands.

    The Argus Pheasant

    John Charles Beecham

  • Some of them plainly expressed the opinion that he had gone on the razzle with the money.

  • Turning our gaze westward we behold the turrets of the palatial residence which neighbor Bales has erected in Razzle Street.

    The House

    Eugene Field

  • But he did try to give me credit for what "Razzle Dazzle" had herself accomplished.

    The Argus Pheasant

    John Charles Beecham