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adj. friz·zi·er, friz·zi·est
Of, relating to, or resembling hair that is tightly curled, especially so as to stand out from the scalp or skin.

friz′zi·ly adv.
friz′zi·ness n.


(ˈfrɪzɪ) or


adj, -zier, -ziest, -zlier or -zliest
(Hairdressing & Grooming) (of the hair) in tight crisp wiry curls
ˈfrizzily adv
ˈfrizziness, ˈfrizzliness n


(ˈfrɪz i)

adj. -zi•er, -zi•est.
formed into small tight curls, as hair; frizzed.
friz′zi•ly, adv.
friz′zi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.frizzy - (of hair) in small tight curls
curly - (of hair) having curls or waves; "they envied her naturally curly hair"


adjective tight-curled, crisp, corrugated, wiry, crimped, frizzed Her hair had a slightly frizzy perm.
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[ˈfrɪzɪ] ADJ (frizzier (compar) (frizziest (superl))) [hair] → ensortijado, crespo
to go frizzyensortijarse, encresparse


[ˈfrɪzi] adj [hair] → crépu(e)


adj (+er) hairkraus


[ˈfrɪzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (hair) → crespo/a
to go frizzy → incresparsi


(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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"It dries and dehydrates the hair causing frizziness and weak hair," says Dr Ramachandran Rajagopal, Specialist Dermatology and Venereology, Aster Hospital, Al Qusais.
- Conditioning your hair by applying a masque is mandatory as it neutralises frizziness and smoothens out the hair.
She picked out her cutest PJs and brushed her long, wavy, caramel-brown hair to banish the frizz (though she was pretty sure the excessive brushing just added to the frizziness).
Scrunch and swipe past your hair, just glancing your hands over your curls to smooth any overnight frizziness. You can then let your hair dry naturally or use a diffuser.
For curly hair, using a brush will cause the look of frizziness so it is best to dry by scrunching and holding your hair under the heat.
Calling out exotic ingredients and "free-from" claims are common threads running through the hair category as marketers continue to ask their chemists to formulate products that address a variety of issues ranging from lack of volume to frizziness to color loss to heat- and treatment-related damage hair.
Wash your hair not more than twice a week and use lukewarm water to avoid frizziness and to maximise moisture.
While the number of frizz control products on the market continues to rise, manufacturers have not had a verifiable method of quantifying hair's frizziness independently from its volume.
This lightweight, all-in-one, multipurpose treatment addresses the top hair care concerns for relaxed, natural and color-treated hair, including dryness, breakage, split ends, frizziness and lack of shine.
Summer means frizziness. Asgar, celebrity hair stylist, shares his top tips to avoid this:
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