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Noun, Verb (intransitive)


sizzlev. i. [See Siss.].
     To make a hissing sound; to fry, or to dry and shrivel up, with a hissing sound.  Forby.  [1913 Webster]
     A hissing sound, as of something frying over a fire.  [1913 Webster]


sizzle, v. & n.
1 make a sputtering or hissing sound as of frying.
2 colloq. be in a state of great heat or excitement or marked effectiveness.
1 a sizzling sound.
2 colloq. a state of great heat or excitement.

sizzler n. sizzling adj. & adv. (sizzling hot).



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VB hiss, buzz, whiz, rustle, fizz, fizzle, wheeze, whistle, snuffle, squash, sneeze, sizzle, swish.

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