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fizz

verb \ ˈfiz \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of fizz

intransitive verb
1 : to make a hissing or sputtering sound : effervesce
2 : to show excitement or exhilaration

Examples of fizz in a Sentence

  1. soda pop fizzing in the glass

Recent Examples of fizz from the Web

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Origin and Etymology of fizz

probably of imitative origin

fizz Synonyms


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fizz

noun

Definition of fizz

1 a : a hissing sound
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.

Recent Examples of fizz from the Web

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First Known Use of fizz

1842

fizz Synonyms

Synonyms
hiss, sizzle, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz)
Related Words
swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; sibilance, sibilant

FIZZ Defined for English Language Learners

fizz

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

verb \ ˈfiz \

Definition of fizz for Students

fizzed; fizzing
: to make a hissing or bubbling sound

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fizz

noun

Definition of fizz for Students

1 : a hissing or bubbling sound
2 : a bubbling drink


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