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frizzle

verb friz·zle \ ˈfri-zᵊl \

Definition of frizzle

frizzled; frizzling play \ˈfri-zᵊl-iŋ, -zə-liŋ\
: frizz, curl

Origin and Etymology of frizzle

probably akin to Old Frisian frīsle curl


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frizzle

noun

Definition of frizzle

: a crisp curl

Examples of frizzle in a Sentence

  1. the girl has enough frizzles to play Little Orphan Annie

First Known Use of frizzle

1613

frizzle Synonyms

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

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frizzle

verb

Definition of frizzle

frizzled; frizzling
transitive verb
1 : to fry until crisp and curled
2 : burn, scorch
intransitive verb
: to cook with a sizzling noise

Origin and Etymology of frizzle



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