Definition of Frizzle

1. Verb. Fry something until it curls and becomes crisp. "The chefs frizzle the vegetables"

Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Fry



2. Verb. Curl tightly. "They frizzle their hair "; "Crimp hair"
Exact synonyms: Crape, Crimp, Frizz, Kink, Kink Up
Generic synonyms: Curl, Wave
Derivative terms: Crimp, Kink

Definition of Frizzle

1. v. t. To curl or crisp, as hair; to friz; to crinkle.

2. n. A curl; a lock of hair crisped.

3. v. t. & i. To fry, toast, or broil with a sputtering sound to cook with a sizzling noise. Also fig.

Definition of Frizzle

1. Verb. (transitive) to fry something until crisp and curled ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to scorch ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) to fry noisily ¹

4. Noun. A curl; a lock of hair crisped. ¹

5. Noun. A ribbed steel plate forming part of a gunlock, which receives the blow of the hammer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frizzle

1. to frizz [v -ZLED, -ZLING, -ZLES] - See also: frizz

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frizzle

frizing
frizz
frizzed
frizzens
frizzer
frizzers
frizzes
frizzier
frizzies
frizziest
frizzily
frizziness
frizzinesses
frizzing
frizzle (current term)
frizzled
frizzler
frizzlers
frizzles
frizzlier
frizzliest
frizzling
frizzly
frizzy
fro
frob
frobbed
frobbing
frobs

Literary usage of Frizzle

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

1. Inheritance in Poultry by Charles Benedict Davenport (1906)
"frizzle and Silky. STATEMENT OF PROBLEM. This series of crossings was made to ... The origin of the frizzle fowl (figs. 41 and 42) is not definitely known. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"Fr. frizer, to curl, frizzle, ruffle, wriggle. Sw. /rasa, to rustle, crackle, fizz, to spit like a cat. For the connection between the idea of curling and a ..."

3. The Celtic Magazine by Alexander Mackenzie, Alexander Macgregor, Alexander Macbain (1888)
"THESE were the daughters of a king or rich man, and frizzle or Bald Pate was the mother of the Fair Maid and of the Swarthy Maiden. ..."

4. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"To frizzle Beef. Shave off" very thin pieces offender, fresh smoked beef; put them in a stew pan, with just sufficient water to cover them, ..."

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