Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of fizz.
  • n. The action of the verb to fizz.
  • n. The sound made by something that fizzes.
  • adj. That fizzes or fizz.
  • adj. very fast

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Hissing and bubbling, like a carbonated beverage.

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

  • adj. hissing and bubbling

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Examples

  • It’s very possible that you’ll come out of a crit session with your brain fizzing with new ideas.

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  • If any of those poor romantic fools would have driven hours north to the Hopi reservation and doubled back, the word sucker fizzing like acid in their bellies as they sneaked glances across the car at the woman they loved, knowing she was going home to another man.

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  • Floating Island contains sodium bicarbonate (aka the fizzing part); cocoa butter, almond oil, sandalwood oil, and lemon oil (the moisturizing part); citric acid; laureth 4; perfume; water; labdanum resinoid; and limonene.

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  • The waiter would say, "Certainly, sah," take a bottle between his knees, run his finger in his mouth and make it pop, and then pretend to pour out the champagne in glasses, imitating the "fizzing" perfectly.

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  • The 'pat-a-pat, pat, pat, pat, pat-a-pat, pat' of the sifter, and the cracking and 'fizzing' of the fat bacon as it fried, saluted their hungry ears, and the delicious smell tickled their olfactory nerves most delightfully.

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  • The "pat-a-pat, pat, pat, pat, pat-a-pat-a-pat" of the sifter, and the cracking and "fizzing" of the fat bacon as it fried, saluted their hungry ears, and the delicious smell tickled their olfactory nerves most delightfully.

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  • Aides describe him as "fizzing", and interviewers are regaled with bursts of verse.

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  • Ministers were said to be 'fizzing' with anger last month after the ONS published figures showing the growing numbers of immigrants getting jobs while the British workforce declines.

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  • Ian Dale, for example, was by his own admission 'fizzing'.

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  • Burnett is experienced at "fizzing" bass, or puncturing the air bladder to release air so the fish is able to submerge and swim upright.

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