Definition of Frizz

1. Noun. The condition of being formed into small tight curls. "Her hair was in a frizz"

Generic synonyms: Condition, Status
Derivative terms: Frizzy



2. Verb. Curl tightly. "They frizz their hair "; "Crimp hair"
Exact synonyms: Crape, Crimp, Frizzle, Kink, Kink Up
Generic synonyms: Curl, Wave
Derivative terms: Crimp, Kink

Definition of Frizz

1. v. t. & n. See Friz, v. t. & n.

2. v. t. & i. To fry, cook, or sear with a sizzling noise; to sizzle.

Definition of Frizz

1. Verb. Of hair, to form into a mass of tight curls. ¹

2. Noun. A mass of tightly curled or unruly hair. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frizz

1. to form into small, tight curls [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frizz

frivolously
frivolousness
frivolousnesses
frivols
friz
frize
frized
frizel
frizels
frizer
frizers
frizes
frizette
frizettes
frizing
frizz (current term)
frizzed
frizzens
frizzer
frizzers
frizzes
frizzier
frizzies
frizziest
frizzily
frizziness
frizzinesses
frizzing
frizzle

Literary usage of Frizz

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"To frizz.—frizzle. Fr. frizer, to curl, frizzle, ruffle, wriggle. Sw. /rasa, to rustle, crackle, fizz, to spit like a cat. For the connection between the ..."

2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1799)
"If that there Mr. frizz had feen me turn the corner, though he is too conceited to ... Mr. frizz is your moil obedient humble fer- Fr/^r. ..."

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