on the razz / razzle

on the razz / razzle
Phrs. Indulging in alcohol, partying, generally having a good time. A shortening of on the razzle-dazzle. E.g."I'm buying a new shirt; we're off out on the razzle tonight."

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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