sizzles 1 of 2

plural of sizzle
as in whistles
a sound similar to the speech sound \s\ stretched out there was a brief sizzle as the moth flew into the flame

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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of sizzle
as in hisses
to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\ from my bed I could hear the bacon sizzling in the frying pan

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“Sizzles.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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