2. Noun. a party or social gathering which turns out to be a disappointment ¹
3. Noun. (''British Army slang'') a disciplinary charge, ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Fizzer
1. one that fizzes [n -S]
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Literary usage of Fizzer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Oliver Heslop (1894)
"It is an especial favourite in Northumberland, and is an indispensable item at every homely festival. It is called sometimes a spiced fizzer and a ..."
2. Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds by Robert Smith Surtees (1865)
"with the words, "fizzer, Confectioner to the Queen," on the pink stamp of the envelope, informing Miss Hamilton Howard that her esteemed favour had come to ..."
3. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"In May 2003, just days before I write this, the fizzer worm began spreading via e-mail and ... Not only can fizzer knock out certain anti-virus programs, ..."
4. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"fizzer. made into " fizzers " by breaking them in two, placing on the ground, ... A fizzer may be held in the thumb and finger, in such a way that the flame ..."
5. The Dialect of Leeds and Its Neighbourhood: Illustrated by Conversations and by C. Clough Robinson (1862)
"Ale mixed with spirits, then warmed, and sweetened. fizzer. A first rate article of any kind ia said to be " a fizzer. ..."
6. The Racing Calendar by National Hunt Committee, London (1880)
"Won by six lengths; The fizzer fell. The llth Hussars' Maiden Hunters' Steeple Chase of 3 sov. each, with 25 added; three miles (14 subs.—64/. ..."
7. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"Spicy-fizzer, a cake almost black with currants, baked upon a girdle. " Spiced wigs prevail on Sunday, and the singing hinney makes its appearance on grand ..."