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intransitive verb

: to hiss or to move with a hissing sound
the bumblebee sizzed right under his straw hatFeike Feikema


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plural -es
: a hissing sound

Word History


Intransitive verb

probably back-formation from sizzle entry 1

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“Sizz.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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