transitive verb-·zled, -·zling
- 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
intransitive verb-·zled, -·zling
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 fry 1 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)