Definition of Sizzle

1. Noun. A sizzling noise.

Generic synonyms: Noise



2. Verb. Make a sound like frying fat.
Generic synonyms: Make Noise, Noise, Resound

3. Verb. Seethe with deep anger or resentment. "She was sizzling with anger"
Generic synonyms: Boil, Seethe

4. Verb. Burn or sear with a sizzling sound. "The fat sizzled in the pan"
Generic synonyms: Scorch, Sear

Definition of Sizzle

1. v. i. To make a hissing sound; to fry, or to dry and shrivel up, with a hissing sound.

2. n. A hissing sound, as of something frying over a fire.

Definition of Sizzle

1. Verb. to make the sound of water hitting a hot surface ¹

2. Verb. to be exciting or dazzling ¹

3. Noun. the sound of water hitting a hot surface ¹

4. Noun. zing, zip, or pizazz; excitement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sizzle

1. to burn or fry with a hissing sound [v -ZLED, -ZLING, -ZLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sizzle

sizewise
sizey
sizier
siziest
siziness
sizinesses
sizing
sizings
sizism
sizisms
sizist
sizists
sizofiran
sizy
sizz
sizzle (current term)
sizzled
sizzler
sizzlers
sizzles
sizzling
sizzlingly
sizzlings
sjambock
sjambocked
sjambocking
sjambocks
sjambok
sjamboked
sjamboking

Literary usage of Sizzle

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1. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"I call this the "sizzle" on the steak, because when presenting a plan to an ... What's sizzle composed of? • Groups in your organization per se (the folks ..."

2. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"His thumb was bleeding anew, dripping fat drops the color of a red crayon into the sun, blood so hot it seemed to sizzle and sink into the snow. ..."

3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1899)
"sizzle Auberon Tabor." The shrinking girl repeated it carefully. "Ah!" said the London boy, " don't you ferget it, mind, or else you'll be sorry you was ..."

4. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"To sizzle; to make a hissing sound; used in the same sense as sizzle. See below. ... To sizzle. To hiss from the action of fire. — Forby. ..."

5. Nathaniel Hawthorne and His Wife: A Biography by Julian Hawthorne (1884)
"I do really sizzle, sometimes; but I guzzle more than I sizzle!" Some correspondence, chiefly about war-matters, took place between Hawthorne and his ..."

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