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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.
kıvırcıkkıvrım kıvrım


[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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