Definition of frizzy
: 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
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His opponent was Chinook, a checkers-playing program programmed by Jonathan Schaeffer, a round, frizzy-haired professor from the University of Alberta, who operated the machine.
Ana was shy and serious, with frizzy black hair escaping her ponytail, off-brand sneakers, and modest, too-long khaki shorts.
My hair was noticeably less frizzy and a lot softer.
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Definition of frizzy for Students
: very curly frizzy hair
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