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Definition of "frizzle" [friz•zle]

  • To fry (something) until crisp and curled: frizzled the bacon. (verb-transitive)
  • To scorch or sear with heat. (verb-transitive)
  • To fry or sear with a sizzling noise. (verb-intransitive)
  • To form or cause to be formed into small tight curls; frizz. (verb-transitive)
  • A small tight curl. (noun)

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 "frizzle" in a sentence
  • "The high feverishness during a outset will frail a breast skin as well as close in a turkey juices so they do not frizzle away."
  • "The frizzle-headed man-eaters were loath to leave their fleshpots so long as the harvest of human carcases was plentiful."
  • "In a panic I ran to the kitchen and unplugged my laptop for fear it would frizzle up in the next bolt of lightning."