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sizzle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sizzle

  1. a sound similar to the speech sound \s\ stretched out <there was a brief sizzle as the moth flew into the flame> Synonyms fizz, hiss, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz)Related Words swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; sibilance, sibilant




sizzle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sizzle

  1. 1 to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\ <from my bed I could hear the bacon sizzling in the frying pan> Synonyms fizz, fizzle, hiss, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz)Related Words swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; bubble, effervesce; buzz, drone, hum

  2. 2 to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger <she was really sizzling about being passed over for the promotion, and nearly quit> Synonyms burn, foam, fume, rage, rankle, seethe, boil, steam, stormRelated Words fulminate, rant, rave; smolder (or smoulder); bristle, flare (up), inflame (also enflame); chafe, fret, stew; agitate, convulse, roil, shake




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