Sizzling
Sizzle Siz"zle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sizzled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sizzling}.] [See {Siss}.] To make a hissing sound; to fry, or to dry and shrivel up, with a hissing sound. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] --Forby. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Sizzling — Siz zling, a. & n. from {Sizzle}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sizzling — adjective 1. hot enough to burn with or as if with a hissing sound (Freq. 2) a sizzling steak a sizzling spell of weather • Similar to: ↑hot 2. characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement a red hot speech sizzling …   Useful english dictionary

  • sizzling — siz|zling [ˈsızəlıŋ] adj especially AmE 1.) very hot = ↑boiling ▪ a sizzling afternoon 2.) very exciting, especially in a sexual way ▪ a sizzling scandalous affair …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sizzling — siz|zling [ sızlıŋ ] adjective INFORMAL 1. ) very hot: a sizzling summer day 2. ) very exciting, especially because sex is involved: a sizzling love affair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sizzling — UK [ˈsɪzlɪŋ] / US adjective informal 1) very hot a sizzling summer day 2) very exciting, especially because sex is involved a sizzling love affair …   English dictionary

  • sizzling — /ˈsɪzlɪŋ/ (say sizling) adjective 1. making a hissing sound as when frying or burning: sizzling bacon. 2. Colloquial exciting, usually because of the speed of performance: a sizzling pace …   Australian English dictionary

  • sizzling — adv. Sizzling is used with these adjectives: ↑hot …   Collocations dictionary

  • sizzling — adjective especially AmE very hot: It s sizzling in the sun …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sizzling — …   Wikipedia

  • sizzling — 1. adjective a) Hot enough to make a hissing sound. b) Brought to the table in the metal dish it has been cooked in, making such a sound. 2. noun Such a hissing sound …   Wiktionary

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