siz·​zler ˈsi-zə-lər How to pronounce sizzler (audio)
: one that sizzles
especially : scorcher

Examples of sizzler in a Sentence

It looks like tomorrow's going to be another sizzler. a sizzler of a movie
Recent Examples on the Web Our summer sizzler continues as sunny skies fuel another round of near-record highs in the mid-90s to near 100. Matt Rogers, Washington Post, 5 Sep. 2023 DeBrusk finished the rebound off a Pavel Zacha sizzler that popped out of Bobrovsky’s glove. Matt Porter,, 23 Apr. 2023 Christmas Eve was a sizzler in Texas. Susan Miller, USA TODAY, 26 Dec. 2021 Could Webber take inspiration from the summer sizzler and create a hit Broadway play around it? Rosy Cordero,, 30 Aug. 2020 Jefferson stayed hot with a 17-yard sizzler over the middle to Jackson. Nick Alvarez |, al, 1 Oct. 2022 It’s on sale during Black Friday and includes a 14-inch pizza peel and a cast iron sizzler pan for cooking up 16-inch pies, bread and more. Danielle Directo-Meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 June 2022 After striking out the next batter, McMillan caught a sizzler up the middle and then turned a double play to end the inning. Mike Rodak |, al, 24 May 2022 And gearing up for what's expected to be a sizzler of a weekend. Eddie Pells, ajc, 26 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sizzler was in 1848

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Cite this Entry

“Sizzler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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