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v. friz·zled, friz·zling, friz·zles
1. To fry (something) until crisp and curled: frizzled the bacon.
2. To scorch or sear with heat.
To fry or sear with a sizzling noise.
tr. & intr.v. friz·zled, friz·zling, friz·zles
To form or cause to be formed into small tight curls; frizz.
A small tight curl.
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(Hairdressing & Grooming) to form (the hair) into tight crisp curls; frizz
a tight crisp curl
[C16: probably related to Old English frīs curly, Old Frisian frēsle curl, ringlet]
1. to scorch or be scorched, esp with a sizzling noise
2. (Cookery) (tr) to fry (bacon, etc) until crisp
[C16: probably blend of fry1 + sizzle]
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v. , -zled, -zling,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. frizz 1.n.
2. a short crisp curl.
[1555–65; orig. uncertain]
v. -zled, -zling. v.i.
1. to make a sizzling or sputtering noise in frying or the like: bacon frizzling on the stove.v.t.
2. to make (food) crisp by frying.
[1830–40; fr(y1) + (s)izzle]
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Past participle: frizzled
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|Verb||1.||frizzle - fry something until it curls and becomes crisp|
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
fry - cook on a hot surface using fat; "fry the pancakes"
|2.||frizzle - curl tightly; "crimp hair"|
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vi (= sizzle) → brutzeln
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