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tizzy

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noun tiz·zy \ˈti-zē\

Simple Definition of tizzy

  • : a state in which you feel very worried, upset, and confused

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tizzy

plural

tizzies

  1. :  a highly excited and distracted state of mind

Examples of tizzy in a sentence

  1. She's always getting in a tizzy over minor things.

  2. <all in a tizzy because she can't find her car keys>



Origin and Etymology of tizzy

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1935



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