frizzle

verb (1)
friz·zle | \ ˈfri-zᵊl \
frizzled; frizzling\ˈfri-zᵊl-iŋ, -zə-liŋ \

Definition of frizzle 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: frizz, curl

frizzle

noun

Definition of frizzle (Entry 2 of 3)

: a crisp curl

frizzle

verb (2)
frizzled; frizzling

Definition of frizzle (Entry 3 of 3)

transitive verb

1 : to fry until crisp and curled

2 : burn, scorch

intransitive verb

: to cook with a sizzling noise

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Synonyms for frizzle

Synonyms: Noun

curl, frizz, ringlet

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Examples of frizzle in a Sentence

Noun

the girl has enough frizzles to play Little Orphan Annie

First Known Use of frizzle

Verb (1)

1573, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1613, in the meaning defined above

Verb (2)

1813, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

History and Etymology for frizzle

Verb (1)

probably akin to Old Frisian frīsle curl

Verb (2)

fr(y) entry 1 + (s)izzle entry 1

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frizzies

frizzily

frizzle

frizzly

frizzy

frl

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The first known use of frizzle was in 1573

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