fizzer


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fizzer

(ˈfɪzə)
n
1. anything that fizzes
2. slang Austral a person or thing that disappoints, fails to succeed, etc: the horse proved to be a fizzer.
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The response was positive and Saddlers had their first effort on target through Josh Gordon, who forced Alex Palmer into a save with a 25-yard fizzer.
Dishes were based on team members' favourite foods, resulting in a Fizzer's Caesar salad, a 'tackle-atelle', and a Katsu 'capt' curry.
Afridi (who else?) After claiming the key wicket of Ronchi, he bowled Philip Salt with a quick fizzer. How dare you attempt to scoop Afridi over the keeper's head?
STAR AFRIDI:After claiming the key wicket of Ronchi, Afridi bowled Philip Salt with a quick fizzer. How dare you attempt to scoop Afridi over the keeper's head?
Johansson's side bounced back from a goal down through Thistle's Brice Ntambe to ease to victory with a leveller by Gary Oliver, a Bob McHugh double, Michael Tidser fizzer and Jack Iredale's strike to secure the points.
'This innovation has opened doors to other discoveries such as an eco-friendly method of degrading plastic bottles in six months and 'an eco-friendly toilet fizzer which could reduce the rate of toilet infections among women when used by up to 75 per cent.'
And Friend's fizzer means all the rearguard regulars have now scored.
A real fizzer across Ederson's goal and into the top corner, a guaranteed contender for goal of the season no matter what else we see between now and May.
Alastair Down witnesses a proper scrap as the main combatants slugged it out in a vintage Gold Cup AN ABSOLUTE fizzer of a Gold Cup which stoked up the Ascot stands into eruption mode as Leading Light hung first left and then right before hanging tough to hold the royal filly Estimate who gave every last ounce in an unstinting effort bid to give Her Majesty back-to-back victories in this most historic of staying races.
Wright's fizzer then deflected wide before his namesake Steve blocked a good Whalley effort at the other end and Ledsham flashed wide.
At the other end, the efforts of Ameobi, before his injury, Best and Ranger were minimal as Newcastle lacked any real cutting edge - indeed Danny Simpson's long-range fizzer was all United really had to show for their efforts in the opening half.