- to make or cause to make a sputtering, hissing noise, as in frying; sizzle
- to become or make crisp by broiling or frying thoroughly
Origin of frizzleechoic alteration of fry, after sizzle
Origin of frizzleprobably akin to Frisian frislen, to plait (the hair)
verbfriz·zled, friz·zling, friz·zles
- To fry (something) until crisp and curled: frizzled the bacon.
- To scorch or sear with heat.
Origin of frizzlePossibly blend of fry1 and sizzle.
tr. & intr.v.friz·zled, friz·zling, friz·zles
Origin of frizzleOrigin unknown.
(third-person singular simple present frizzles, present participle frizzling, simple past and past participle frizzled)