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frizz

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verb \ˈfriz\

Definition of frizz

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to form into small tight curls

  3. intransitive verb
  4. of hair :  to form a mass of tight curls

Origin and Etymology of frizz

French friser


First Known Use: 1660


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frizz

noun

Definition of frizz

  1. 1 :  a tight curl

  2. 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

1668

First Known Use of frizz

1668


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frizz

verb

Definition of frizz

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to fry or sear with a sizzling noise

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  sizzle

Origin and Etymology of frizz

alteration of 1fry


First Known Use: 1835


FRIZZ Defined for English Language Learners


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frizz

noun

Definition of frizz for English Language Learners

  • : very tightly curled hair



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