frizzle

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frizzle

Definitions by Wordnik

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

Examples by Wordnik

  1. 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. - Archive 2009-11-01
  2. The frizzle-headed man-eaters were loath to leave their fleshpots so long as the harvest of human carcases was plentiful. - THE WHALE TOOTH
  3. In a panic I ran to the kitchen and unplugged my laptop for fear it would frizzle up in the next bolt of lightning. - What Do You Do? What Do
  4. At one of the lectures he held from Thursday through Monday in Delhi— immaculately dressed, and with a mane of silvery white cerebral frizzle on his head— he held forth on subjects like State of the Lie, Lie of the State. - Heehs' white man's burden
  5. After spending most of his life on the dry side of the mountains, he would be living in a damp coastal climate where a favorite local word is frizzle freezing drizzle. - Raymond Carver

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