fizgig


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fizgig

(ˈfɪzˌɡɪɡ)
n
1. a frivolous or flirtatious girl
2. (Chemistry) a firework or whirling top that fizzes as it moves
3. (Angling) a variant of fishgig
4. (Law) slang Austral a police informer
vb
(Law) (intr) slang Austral to inform on criminals to the police
[C16: probably from obsolete fise a breaking of wind + gig girl]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fizgig - an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, tackle, rig - gear used in fishing
harpoon - a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
implement - instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
leister - a spear with three or more prongs; used for spearing fish (especially salmon)
2.fizgig - a firework that fizzes as it moves
firework, pyrotechnic - (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.
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"The song Fizgig really stands out to me personally," said Loeffler.
Ourania Fizgig, avatar for University of Arizona's Adrienne Gauthier, giggles (yes, avatars can emote) and hands me a flight feather so that I can fly as high as I want.