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friz·zle 1

 (frĭz′əl)
v. friz·zled, friz·zling, friz·zles
v.tr.
1. To fry (something) until crisp and curled: frizzled the bacon.
2. To scorch or sear with heat.
v.intr.
To fry or sear with a sizzling noise.

[Possibly blend of fry and sizzle.]

friz·zle 2

 (frĭz′əl)
tr. & intr.v. friz·zled, friz·zling, friz·zles
To form or cause to be formed into small tight curls; frizz.
n.
A small tight curl.

[Origin unknown.]

frizzle

(ˈfrɪzəl)
vb
(Hairdressing & Grooming) to form (the hair) into tight crisp curls; frizz
n
a tight crisp curl
[C16: probably related to Old English frīs curly, Old Frisian frēsle curl, ringlet]
ˈfrizzler n

frizzle

(ˈfrɪzəl)
vb
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]

friz•zle1

(ˈfrɪz əl)

v. , -zled, -zling,
n. v.t., v.i. n.
2. a short crisp curl.
[1555–65; orig. uncertain]
friz′zler, n.

friz•zle2

(ˈfrɪz əl)

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]

frizzle


Past participle: frizzled
Gerund: frizzling

Imperative
frizzle
frizzle
Present
I frizzle
you frizzle
he/she/it frizzles
we frizzle
you frizzle
they frizzle
Preterite
I frizzled
you frizzled
he/she/it frizzled
we frizzled
you frizzled
they frizzled
Present Continuous
I am frizzling
you are frizzling
he/she/it is frizzling
we are frizzling
you are frizzling
they are frizzling
Present Perfect
I have frizzled
you have frizzled
he/she/it has frizzled
we have frizzled
you have frizzled
they have frizzled
Past Continuous
I was frizzling
you were frizzling
he/she/it was frizzling
we were frizzling
you were frizzling
they were frizzling
Past Perfect
I had frizzled
you had frizzled
he/she/it had frizzled
we had frizzled
you had frizzled
they had frizzled
Future
I will frizzle
you will frizzle
he/she/it will frizzle
we will frizzle
you will frizzle
they will frizzle
Future Perfect
I will have frizzled
you will have frizzled
he/she/it will have frizzled
we will have frizzled
you will have frizzled
they will have frizzled
Future Continuous
I will be frizzling
you will be frizzling
he/she/it will be frizzling
we will be frizzling
you will be frizzling
they will be frizzling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been frizzling
you have been frizzling
he/she/it has been frizzling
we have been frizzling
you have been frizzling
they have been frizzling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been frizzling
you will have been frizzling
he/she/it will have been frizzling
we will have been frizzling
you will have been frizzling
they will have been frizzling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been frizzling
you had been frizzling
he/she/it had been frizzling
we had been frizzling
you had been frizzling
they had been frizzling
Conditional
I would frizzle
you would frizzle
he/she/it would frizzle
we would frizzle
you would frizzle
they would frizzle
Past Conditional
I would have frizzled
you would have frizzled
he/she/it would have frizzled
we would have frizzled
you would have frizzled
they would have frizzled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.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"
curl, wave - twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please"
Translations

frizzle

vi (= sizzle)brutzeln
vt
bacon etcknusprig braten
hairkräuseln; a man with frizzled white hairein Mann mit weißem Kraushaar

frizzle

[ˈfrɪzl] visfrigolare
frizzled (up) → troppo croccante
References in classic literature ?
Much the miller's son fell to roasting the deer afresh, while another and fatter beast was set to frizzle on the other side of the fire.
wailed Meg, looking with despair at the uneven frizzle on her forehead.
Just frizzle it, and tie your ribbon so the ends come on your forehead a bit, and it will look like the last fashion.
It seemed strange that he should frizzle in hell merely because he was a Chinaman; but if salvation was possible whatever a man's faith was, there did not seem to be any particular advantage in belonging to the Church of England.
Nothing, if I rightly call to mind, was left of my respected predecessor, save an imperfect skeleton, and some fragments of apparel, and a wig of majestic frizzle, which, unlike the head that it once adorned, was in very satisfactory preservation.
He was clad rather shabbily (but, as it seemed, more owing to his mother's carelessness than his father's poverty), in a blue apron, very wide and short trousers, shoes somewhat out at the toes, and a chip hat, with the frizzles of his curly hair sticking through its crevices.
She 'll think you cared more about your frizzles than your friends, and she 'll be about right, too.
In the 32nd minute Hillsong were awarded a penalty and Gary Frizzle converted to make it 1-1 at half-time.
Pali, shot on locations in Lagos, and produced by Frizzle n Bizzle films, will be released tomorrow.
Frizzle (now Professor Frizzle), along with Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon as Professor Frizzle's younger sister Felicity Frizzle.
In Kumasi in Southern Ghana, a breeding program that aims at developing a highly adapted chicken breed from naked neck and frizzle phenotypes has been initiated [7].
Frizzle in a live-action version of "The Magic School Bus.