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 of tizzy from the Web
The 2017 NBA draft did not disappoint, bringing a few to the surface and sending Twitter into a tizzy.
People have worked themselves into a tizzy over remakes before.
Wentz was an early sensation, ripping off three wins to start his career and sending the normally skeptical Philly fans into a Wentz-for-Canton tizzy.
Comey’s seven-page opening statement released the day ahead of his appearance pitched Washington into a tizzy.
Payday and title loan companies have been in a tizzy since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed rules last year aimed at making the industry more trustworthy and consumer-friendly.
News broke last week that HBO has commissioned top screenwriters to work on four potential Game of Thrones spin-off projects, which sent the Internet into a fan-theory-tizzy wondering how the world of Westeros would be kept alive on screen.
Unlike in December, when the Federal Reserve raised rates and sent China’s bond market into a tizzy, the People’s Bank of China was able to play it cool.
That’s the emotional core of Link’s connection to Epona in Majora’s Mask, and there’s a flash in it in the brief views of next year’s Wii U The Legend of Zelda that sent fans into a tizzy.
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Origin and Etymology of tizzy
First Known Use: 1935See Words from the same year
TIZZY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tizzy for English Language Learners
: a state in which you feel very worried, upset, and confused
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