frizz


1frizz

verb \ˈfriz\

Definition of FRIZZ

transitive verb
:  to form into small tight curls
intransitive verb
of hair :  to form a mass of tight curls

Origin of FRIZZ

French friser
First Known Use: 1660

Rhymes with FRIZZ

2frizz

noun

: very tightly curled hair

Full Definition of FRIZZ

1
:  a tight curl
2
:  hair that is tightly curled

Examples of FRIZZ

  1. She used gel on her hair to control the frizz.
  2. <a photograph of a 1920s flapper with that trademark frizz on the forehead>

First Known Use of FRIZZ

1668

Related to FRIZZ

3frizz

verb

Definition of FRIZZ

transitive verb
:  to fry or sear with a sizzling noise
intransitive verb
:  sizzle

Origin of FRIZZ

alteration of 1fry
First Known Use: 1835

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