frizzy

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adjective \ˈfri-zē\

Definition of frizzy

frizzier

;

frizziest

of hair

  1. :  not smooth and neat because individual shafts are variably wavy and do not align together When hair is frizzy or damaged, its outer cover, or cuticle, is riddled with lifted or missing sections that allow the hair's inner cortex to soak up hair-swelling moisture. — Victoria Clayton

frizziness

noun

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First Known Use of frizzy

circa 1864


FRIZZY Defined for Kids

frizzy

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adjective \ˈfri-zē\

Definition of frizzy for Students

frizzier

;

frizziest

  1. :  very curly frizzy hair



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