frizzy


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friz·zy

 (frĭz′ē)
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.

frizzy

(ˈfrɪzɪ) or

frizzly

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

friz•zy

(ˈfrɪz i)

adj. -zi•er, -zi•est.
formed into small tight curls, as hair; frizzed.
[1865–70]
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"

frizzy

adjective tight-curled, crisp, corrugated, wiry, crimped, frizzed Her hair had a slightly frizzy perm.
Translations
مُتَجَعِّد
kudrnatý
krøllet
hrokkinn
kıvırcıkkıvrım kıvrım

frizzy

[ˈfrɪzɪ] ADJ (frizzier (compar) (frizziest (superl))) [hair] → ensortijado, crespo
to go frizzyensortijarse, encresparse

frizzy

[ˈfrɪzi] adj [hair] → crépu(e)

frizz(l)y

adj (+er) hairkraus

frizzy

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

frizz

(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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