Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: S S- S. S/ Sa Sb Sc Sd Se Sf Sg Sh Si Sj Sk Sl Sm Sn So Sp Sq Sr Ss St Su Sv Sw Sy Sz
sizer | siziness | sizing | sizy | sizz | sizzle | sizzler | sizzling | sjaelland | sk-ampicillin | skaddle

sizzle

 : 
Noun, Verb (intransitive)
 : 
siz=zle

CIDE DICTIONARY

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

OXFORD DICTIONARY

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

Derivative
sizzler n. sizzling adj. & adv. (sizzling hot).
Etymology
imit.

THESAURUS

sizzle

assibilate, assibilation, ball the jack, barrel, be livid, be pissed, bluster, boil, boom, bowl along, breeze, breeze along, browned off, brush, burn, buzz, carry on, chafe, clip, cut along, effervesce, effervescence, effervescing, fizz, fizzle, fizzling, fleet, flit, fly, fly low, foot, fret, frication, frictional rustling, fume, go fast, go on, have a conniption, highball, hiss, hissing, hush, hushing, lisp, make knots, nip, outstrip the wind, pissed off, pour it on, rage, raise Cain, raise hell, raise the devil, raise the roof, rant, rant and rave, rave, rhonchus, rip, scorch, sear, seethe, shush, shushing, sibilance, sibilate, sibilation, siffle, sigmatism, simmer, siss, sissing, sizz, sizzling, skim, smoke, smolder, sneeze, sneezing, sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff, snuffle, speed, spit, splutter, sputter, squash, squelch, squish, sternutation, stertor, stew, storm, storm along, sweep, swish, take on, tear, tear along, throw a fit, thunder along, wheeze, whish, whisk, whistle, whistling, white noise, whiz, whoosh, zing, zip, zoom

ROGET THESAURUS

sizzle

Sibilation

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


For further exploring for "sizzle" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #25: What tip would you like to see included here? Click "To report a problem/suggestion" on the bottom of page and tell us. [ALL]
created in 0.27 seconds
powered by bible.org