Definition of Fizzle out

1. Verb. End weakly. "The music just petered out--there was no proper ending"

Exact synonyms: Fizzle, Peter Out, Taper Off
Generic synonyms: Discontinue



Definition of Fizzle out

1. Verb. To lose excitement, to become less exciting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fizzle Out

fizzed
fizzen
fizzens
fizzer
fizzers
fizzes
fizzgig
fizzgigs
fizzier
fizziest
fizzily
fizziness
fizzing
fizzings
fizzle
fizzle out (current term)
fizzled
fizzles
fizzless
fizzling
fizzog
fizzogs
fizzy
fizzy drink
fjeld
fjelds
fjord
fjordic
fjordlike
fjords

Literary usage of Fizzle out

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Fizzle, fizzle out. To fail, particularly in a class recitation. ... 1866 Blamed if every giggle I tried to make didn't fizzle out into a regular whine. ..."

2. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1860)
"To fizzle out. To be quenched, extinguished; to prove a failure. A favorite expression in ... He don't fizzle out. You like him better and better every day. ..."

3. The Catholic Record (1871)
"To fizzle out," to make a complete failure. "The factious and revolutionary ... You never get tired of a good horse, he doesn't fizzle out." (Sam Slick. ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1871)
"Hiss, make a hissing of it, fizzle out. Fizzle, n. [Colloquial.] Failure, fiasco, noise. 8. [Colloquial. ... fizzle out, Fail, FIZZLE. * Flabbergasted, a. ..."

5. Nature and Human Nature by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1855)
"He don't fizzle out* like the rest. You like him. better and better every day. He seems a part of yourself; he is your better half, your ' halter ..."

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