Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or resembling hair that is tightly curled, especially so as to stand out from the scalp or skin.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as frizzly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Formed of a mass of small, tight, wiry curls; unruly or extending in all directions.
  • noun A small amount of unkempt, curly hair

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

  • adjective (of hair) in small tight curls

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Examples

  • My hair is completely frizzy from the 100% humidity and mildew keeps forming on my suitcase.

    mjh's blog — 2006 — August

  • Cleveland fans quickly embraced him, tagging the frizzy-topped forward with a ` ` Wild Thing '' nickname while living with his on-court lapses and limited offensive skills.

    USATODAY.com

  • ZARRELLA: On top of the wing, a piece of the shuttle's skin, called frizzy (ph), is being replaced.

    CNN Transcript Mar 11, 2009

  • ZARRELLA: On top of the wing, a piece of the shuttle skin called frizzy is being replaced.

    CNN Transcript Mar 14, 2009

  • ZARRELLA: On top of the wing, a piece of the shuttle's skin called frizzy is being replaced.

    CNN Transcript Mar 11, 2009

  • I excuse myself to use the bathroom, and stay in there longer than I need to, splashing water on my face, running my damp hands through my hair, trying to make it look less frizzy, which is impossible.

    BAD GIRL CREEK

  • What some men call 'frizzy', is really a very luxuriously crimped look, that takes hours of sectioning and use of a crimping iron.

    The complicated story of Rielle Hunter and Jonathan Darman, the Newsweek reporter.

  • I only just watched 'Not the Cosbys II' yesterday (Misty Stone is a favourite of mine with her deliciously 'frizzy' hair and slim bod).

    Army Rumour Service

  • I only just watched 'Not the Cosbys II' yesterday (Misty Stone is a favourite of mine with her deliciously 'frizzy' hair and slim bod).

    Army Rumour Service

  • I only just watched 'Not the Cosbys II' yesterday (Misty Stone is a favourite of mine with her deliciously 'frizzy' hair and slim bod).

    Army Rumour Service

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