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Definition of "frizz" [frizz]

  • To form or be formed into small tight curls or tufts. (verb-transitive)
  • The condition of being frizzed. (noun)
  • A small tight curl or tuft. (noun)
  • To fry or burn with a sizzling noise. (verb-transitive)
  • To make a sizzling noise while frying or searing. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "frizz" in a sentence
  • "My hair was always stick straight until a few years ago, I noticed a definite "frizz" starting to develop, much to my horror!"
  • "Sated on art, we ventured out into the frizz zone, clutching our zebra-print umbrella for dear life."
  • "That's what people have been liking about it — they can still have their volume, but they get rid of the frizz, she said."