from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small squib-like firework.
  • n. Alternative spelling of fishgig.
  • n. A police informer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fishgig.
  • n. A firework, made of damp powder, which makes a fizzing or hissing noise when it explodes.
  • n. A gadding, flirting girl.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A frivolous, gadding girl.
  • n. A firework, made of damp powder, which makes a hissing or fizzing noise when ignited: in one form called by boys a volcano.
  • n. A corrupt form of fishgig.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
  • n. a firework that fizzes as it moves


From unknown + Middle English gig ("frivolous woman"). (Wiktionary)



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  • I love it that harpoon is a hyponym of fizgig.

    January 27, 2012

  • A type of firework that makes a loud hissing sound.


    A gadding, flirting girl.

    April 5, 2007