siz·​zler | \ ˈsi-zə-lər How to pronounce sizzler (audio) , ˈsiz-lər \

Definition of sizzler

: 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
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1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Sizzler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of sizzler

US, informal
: a very hot day
: something that is very exciting, thrilling, sexy, etc.

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