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sizzle

[ siz-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF sizzle

Synonyms for sizzle

  • broil
  • crackle
  • fizzle
  • grill
  • roast
  • sear
  • sputter
  • brown
  • buzz
  • cook
  • fizz
  • frizzle
  • sibilate
  • spit
  • swish
  • wheeze
  • whisper
  • whiz
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Antonyms for sizzle

  • freeze
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SIZZLE

The stranger broke off an icicle and laid it on the stove to hear it sizzle.

He was slowly being cremated and it was fascinating to watch him sizzle.

I still persisted, and he continued to sizzle around at a fierce rate.

As she burns the letters the tears fall and sizzle on the hot stove.

He threw it into the fire; and, with a sombre satisfaction, watched it sizzle.

There was a sizzle and odour of burning flesh, and a sharp cry of pain.

When it begins to sizzle add the yolk of an egg and season with parsley.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper and other cosmetics and let them sizzle.

"When he knows who has saved him, he'll sizzle inside for the rest of his life," remarked Ingolby.

When the griddle has become hot enough for the batter to sizzle when it is put on, the baking may be started.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "to burn with a hissing sound," perhaps a frequentative form of Middle English sissen "hiss, buzz" (c.1300), of imitative origin. The figurative sense is attested from 1859. Related: Sizzled; sizzling. The noun is first recorded 1823.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SIZZLE

cook

verbprepare food, usually using heat

rant

verbyell, rave
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