Fizgig meaning

(archaic) A flirtatious, coquettish girl. [From 1520s.]
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(archaic) A small squib-like firework that explodes with a fizzing or hissing noise.
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Alternative spelling of fishgig.
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2006, Pip Wilson, Faces in the Street: Louisa and Henry Lawson and the Castlereagh Street Push, page 191,

“Fizgigs?” Wood asks.

“Pimps. A fizgig is an agent provocateur – he gets you to do something you shouldn′t do and that will hang you in court. A pimp gets you to do something innocuous that will still hang you. […] ”

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Origin of fizgig

  • From unknown + Middle English gig (“frivolous woman”).

    From Wiktionary

  • fizz +‎ gig. See gig (“a whirling thing”).

    From Wiktionary