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fizz

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verb \ˈfiz\

Definition of fizz

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make a hissing or sputtering sound :  effervesce

  3. 2 :  to show excitement or exhilaration

Examples of fizz in a Sentence

  1. soda pop fizzing in the glass

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Origin and Etymology of fizz

probably of imitative origin


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fizz

noun

Definition of fizz

  1. 1a :  a hissing soundb :  spirit, liveliness

  2. 2 :  an effervescent beverage

fizzy

play \ˈfi-zē\ adjective

Examples of fizz in a Sentence

  1. the characteristic fizz of champagne

  2. All the fizz was gone from their relationship.

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First Known Use of fizz

1842


FIZZ Defined for English Language Learners

fizz

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verb

Definition of fizz for English Language Learners

  • : to make a sound like many small bubbles popping

fizz

noun

Definition of fizz for English Language Learners

  • : a sound like many small bubbles popping

  • : energy and liveliness

  • : a drink with many small bubbles


FIZZ Defined for Kids

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fizz

play
verb \ˈfiz\

Definition of fizz for Students

fizzed

;

fizzing

  1. :  to make a hissing or bubbling sound


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fizz

play
noun

Definition of fizz for Students

  1. 1 :  a hissing or bubbling sound

  2. 2 :  a bubbling drink



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