frizzle


1friz·zle

verb \ˈfri-zəl\
friz·zledfriz·zling \-zəl-iŋ, -zə-liŋ\

Definition of FRIZZLE

:  frizz, curl

Origin of FRIZZLE

probably akin to OldFrisian frīsle curl
First Known Use: 1573

2frizzle

noun

Definition of FRIZZLE

:  a crisp curl

Examples of FRIZZLE

  1. <the girl has enough frizzles to play Little Orphan Annie>

First Known Use of FRIZZLE

1613

Related to FRIZZLE

Synonyms
frizz, curl, ringlet

3frizzle

verb
friz·zledfriz·zling

Definition of FRIZZLE

transitive verb
1
:  to fry until crisp and curled
2
:  burn, scorch
intransitive verb
:  to cook with a sizzling noise

Origin of FRIZZLE

1fry + sizzle
First Known Use: 1839

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: frizzly
Previous Word in the Dictionary: frizzily
All Words Near: frizzle

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up frizzle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More