Definition of Fizzling

1. Verb. (present participle of fizzle) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fizzling

1. fizzle [v] - See also: fizzle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fizzling

fizzers
fizzes
fizzgig
fizzgigs
fizzier
fizziest
fizzily
fizziness
fizzing
fizzings
fizzle
fizzle out
fizzled
fizzles
fizzless
fizzling (current term)
fizzog
fizzogs
fizzy
fizzy drink
fjeld
fjelds
fjord
fjordic
fjordlike
fjords
fk 33-824
fl.
fl. oz.
fla 63

Literary usage of Fizzling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall (1859)
"Weather drizzling, Freshmen fizzling. Yale Lit. Mag., Vol. XV. p. 212. FLAM. At the University of Vermont, in student phrase, to flam is to be attentive, ..."

2. The Letters of Thomas Gray: Including the Correspondence of Gray and Mason by Thomas Gray, William Mason, Norton Nicholls (1904)
"Duke" is Dr. Warner's expression for the same peculiarity of manner which Gray describes by fizzling. — See Selwyn's " Corr.," iv. 283.—Mitford. ..."

3. The Comedies of Aristophanes by Aristophanes, W. J. Hickie (1853)
"... also told this to me.3 SS Is it not the case that ye then became red with blushes with fizzling ? DEM. Aye, by Jove, this device was one of ..."

4. The Correspondence of Thomas Gray and William Mason: To which are Added Some by Thomas Gray, William Mason (1853)
"That old. fizzling Duke t is coming here again I hope to be gone first,) to hear speeches lis new library, with the Bishop of Bristol, ° air his close-stool ..."

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