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Meaning of FRIZZLE

Pronunciation:  'frizul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  fry something until its curls and becomes crisp
  2. [v]  curl tightly, of hair

FRIZZLE is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: crape, crimp, frizz, kink, kink up
 See Also: curl, fry, wave



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Friz"zle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Frizzled}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Frizzling}.] [Dim. of {friz}.]
    To curl or crisp, as hair; to friz; to crinkle. --Gay.
    {To frizzle up}, to crinkle or crisp excessively.
  2. \Friz"zle\, n.
    A curl; a lock of hair crisped. --Milton.
  3. \Friz"zle\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Frizzled}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Frizzling}.] [Freq. of an imitative word frizz, in
    dial. use.]
    1. To fry, toast, or broil with a sputtering sound to cook
       with a sizzling noise. Also fig. --Hawthorne.
    2. To cook, in certain way, so as to curl or crinkle up.
             Drain and heat it [shaved smoked beef] in one
             tablespoonful of hot butter, to curl or frizzle it.
                                                   --Mrs. Lincoln
                                                   (Cook Book).
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