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fizzle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fizzle

  1. 1 a falling short of one's goals the home team's unexpected fizzle in that last game cost them the championship Synonyms of fizzle collapse, crash, cropper, defeat, failure, nonachievement, nonsuccessWords Related to fizzle futility, uselessness; ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy; deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency; disappointment, letdown, setbackNear Antonyms of fizzle victory, winAntonyms of fizzle accomplishment, achievement, success

  2. 2 something that has failed the play was a fizzle, opening and closing the same night Synonyms of fizzle bomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, clinker, clunker, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, fiasco, failure, flop, frost, lemon, loser, miss, shipwreck, turkey, washoutWords Related to fizzle also-ran, disappointment, dog, has-been, near miss; botch, hash, mess, muddle, shambles; nonevent; nonstarterNear Antonyms of fizzle corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, phenomenonAntonyms of fizzle blockbuster, hit, smash, success, winner


fizzle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fizzle

  1. to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\ oozing gobs of grease, a pair of fatty burgers fizzled on the grill Synonyms of fizzle fizz, hiss, sizzle, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz)Words Related to fizzle swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; bubble, effervesce; buzz, drone, hum



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