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1frizzle

verb friz·zle \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

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: 1813

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