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frizz 1

tr. & intr.v. frizzed, frizz·ing, frizz·es
To form or be formed into small tight curls or tufts.
a. The condition of being frizzed.
b. Frizzed hair: "I sat under the dryer for an hour and emerged, roasted, with a tidy pouf of frizz beginning at my ears and going all around my head" (Shirley Abbott).
2. A small tight curl or tuft.

[Alteration (influenced by frizzle) of French friser, from Old French, possibly from frire, fris-, to fry, from Latin frīgere, to roast, fry.]

frizz′er n.

frizz 2

v. frizzed, frizz·ing, frizz·es
To fry or burn with a sizzling noise.
To make a sizzling noise while frying or searing.

[Possibly back-formation from frizzle.]
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(Hairdressing & Grooming) (of the hair, nap, etc) to form or cause (the hair, etc) to form tight wiry curls or crisp tufts
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) hair that has been frizzed
2. the state of being frizzed
[C19: from French friser to curl, shrivel up (see frisette): influenced by frizzle1]
ˈfrizzer n
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v.i., v.t.
1. to form into small crisp curls or little tufts.
2. the state of being frizzed.
3. something frizzed, as hair.
[1650–60; back formation from frizzle1]



v.i., v.t.
[by shortening]
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Past participle: frizzed
Gerund: frizzing

I frizz
you frizz
he/she/it frizzes
we frizz
you frizz
they frizz
I frizzed
you frizzed
he/she/it frizzed
we frizzed
you frizzed
they frizzed
Present Continuous
I am frizzing
you are frizzing
he/she/it is frizzing
we are frizzing
you are frizzing
they are frizzing
Present Perfect
I have frizzed
you have frizzed
he/she/it has frizzed
we have frizzed
you have frizzed
they have frizzed
Past Continuous
I was frizzing
you were frizzing
he/she/it was frizzing
we were frizzing
you were frizzing
they were frizzing
Past Perfect
I had frizzed
you had frizzed
he/she/it had frizzed
we had frizzed
you had frizzed
they had frizzed
I will frizz
you will frizz
he/she/it will frizz
we will frizz
you will frizz
they will frizz
Future Perfect
I will have frizzed
you will have frizzed
he/she/it will have frizzed
we will have frizzed
you will have frizzed
they will have frizzed
Future Continuous
I will be frizzing
you will be frizzing
he/she/it will be frizzing
we will be frizzing
you will be frizzing
they will be frizzing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been frizzing
you have been frizzing
he/she/it has been frizzing
we have been frizzing
you have been frizzing
they have been frizzing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been frizzing
you will have been frizzing
he/she/it will have been frizzing
we will have been frizzing
you will have been frizzing
they will have been frizzing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been frizzing
you had been frizzing
he/she/it had been frizzing
we had been frizzing
you had been frizzing
they had been frizzing
I would frizz
you would frizz
he/she/it would frizz
we would frizz
you would frizz
they would frizz
Past Conditional
I would have frizzed
you would have frizzed
he/she/it would have frizzed
we would have frizzed
you would have frizzed
they would have frizzed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frizz - the condition of being formed into small tight curls; "her hair was in a frizz"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
Verb1.frizz - curl tightly; "crimp hair"
curl, wave - twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please"
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A. Nrizos mpl pequeños y muy apretados
B. VT [+ hair] → rizar con rizos pequeños y muy apretados
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vt hairkräuseln
visich kräuseln, kraus werden
nKraushaar nt
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1. vtincrespare
2. nriccio
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(friz) verb
to (cause hair to) form a mass of tight curls. The hairdresser frizzed her hair.
ˈfrizzy adjective
(of hair) in very small curls. He had frizzy red hair.
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References in classic literature ?
She would perhaps be hardly characterized enough if it were omitted that she wore her brown hair flatly braided and coiled behind so as to expose the outline of her head in a daring manner at a time when public feeling required the meagreness of nature to be dissimulated by tall barricades of frizzed curls and bows, never surpassed by any great race except the Feejeean.
Why, child, I have frizzed and burnt my hair so that I look like an old maniac with it in its natural state, and have to repair damages as well as I can.
The sea round them clouded and darkened, and then frizzed up in showers of tiny silver fish, and over a space of five or six acres the cod began to leap like trout in May; while behind the cod three or four broad grey-black backs broke the water into boils.
JOHN FRIEDA FRIZZ EASE EXTRA STRENGTH SERUM PS6.99, Superdrug THIS smelled lovely and, when I applied it to wet hair and dried it, my ends felt and looked silky smooth.
HHHH H PERCY & REED OH-SO-SMOOTH FRIZZ FIXER PS15, AMAZON.CO.UK THIS isn't a serum but an on-the-go taming and perfecting polish to mist on dry hair.
REDKEN FRIZZ DISMISS ANTI-STATIC OIL MIST PS25, FEELUNIQUE.COM THIS light serum can be sprayed onto wet or dry lengths.
Redken Frizz Dismiss Anti-Static Oil Mist, PS25 This light serum can be sprayed onto wet or dry lengths.
I have dyed blonde hair which can get very dry and I suffer from frizz and fly-aways.
Not conditioning leaves your hair dry and prone to frizz.
It also keeps the frizz and fly-aways away, so when I tie my hair, it keeps my hair looking sleek and less messy.
The Dabur Amla Snake Oil range includes Repair Therapy, Frizz Control, Heat Protect and Extreme Shine variants and is formulated with Amla Silica Complex that nourishes hair strands, smoothens hair cuticles and helps strengthens hair from deep within.