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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fiz]
    • /fɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fiz]
    • /fɪz/

Definitions of fizzes word

  • verb without object fizzes to make a hissing or sputtering sound; effervesce. 1
  • noun fizzes a fizzing sound; effervescence. 1
  • noun fizzes soda water or other effervescent water. 1
  • noun fizzes an iced mixed drink made of liquor, lemon juice, sugar, and soda: gin fizz. 1
  • noun fizzes British Informal. champagne. 1
  • noun fizzes Plural form of fizz. 1

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Origin of fizzes

First appearance:

before 1655
One of the 46% oldest English words
First recorded in 1655-65; back formation from fizzle

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Parts of speech for Fizzes


fizzes popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 77% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

fizzes usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fizzes

verb fizzes

  • hisses — to make or emit a sharp sound like that of the letter s prolonged, as a snake does, or as steam does when forced under pressure through a small opening.
  • buzzes — a man's very short haircut; crew cut.

Top questions with fizzes

  • how to make bath fizzes?
  • what mineral fizzes in hydrochloric acid?
  • what does it mean when hydrogen peroxide fizzes?
  • what fizzes in water?

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