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frizz

verb \ ˈfriz \

Definition of frizz

transitive verb
: to form into small tight curls
intransitive verb
of hair : to form a mass of tight curls

Origin and Etymology of frizz

French friser


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frizz

noun

Definition of frizz

1 : a tight curl
2 : hair that is tightly curled

Examples of frizz in a Sentence

  1. She used gel on her hair to control the frizz.

  2. a photograph of a 1920s flapper with that trademark frizz on the forehead

First Known Use of frizz

1668

frizz Synonyms

Synonyms
curl, frizzle, ringlet
Related Words
kink; crimp, wave; perm, permanent, set; lock, tress

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frizz

verb

Definition of frizz

transitive verb
: to fry or sear with a sizzling noise
intransitive verb
: sizzle

Origin and Etymology of frizz

alteration of 1fry


FRIZZ Defined for English Language Learners

frizz

noun

Definition of frizz for English Language Learners

  • : very tightly curled hair



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