tiz·​zy | \ ˈti-zē How to pronounce tizzy (audio) \
plural tizzies

Definition of tizzy

: a highly excited and distracted state of mind

Examples of tizzy in a Sentence

She's always getting in a tizzy over minor things. all in a tizzy because she can't find her car keys
Recent Examples on the Web However, you might be sent on a wild journey afterward that could throw you into a tizzy. Chicago Tribune, 6 July 2022 The Russia-Ukraine war has sent global markets into a tizzy, including that of Russia itself. Mimansa Verma, Quartz, 28 Feb. 2022 Celine Freshly appointed Céline’s creative director, Phoebe Philo gave the label a handbag that sent the world into a full-on fashion tizzy. Vogue, 4 Nov. 2021 Of the all the fun (and surprising) animated and CG cameos in Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers, there was one that stole the show — and sent Twitter into a tizzy. Ryan Parker, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 May 2022 And while the 591-page document issued in late January contains no mention of cryptocurrency, the industry and its lawyers have been thrown into a tizzy. Declan Harty, Fortune, 28 Apr. 2022 Such changes, made by Magic City Chief Operating Officer Scott Savin, have sent jai alai purists into a tizzy. Arian Campo-flores, WSJ, 30 Mar. 2022 If the Wildcats have one of their poor outside-shooting days, this one will have the Bluegrass State in a tizzy. Los Angeles Times, 15 Mar. 2022 The latest episode of The Book of Boba Fett left fans in a tizzy, to say the least. Ryan Parker, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of tizzy

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tizzy

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11 Jul 2022

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“Tizzy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tizzy. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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