plural noun

friz·​zies ˈfri-zēz How to pronounce frizzies (audio)
: frizzy hair
often used with the
a bad case of the frizzies

Examples of frizzies in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An old hairstylist trick is to lightly mist your brush or comb with some hairspray to tame frizzies and flyaways. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, 19 Sep. 2022 It's also created to keep heat damage at a minimum and frizzies and static in check. Wendy Sy, Allure, 27 Nov. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1979, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of frizzies was in 1979

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Cite this Entry

“Frizzies.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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