Tizzy definition

tĭzē
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(informal) A state of frenzied excitement, esp. over some trivial matter.
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A state of nervous excitement or confusion; a dither.
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(UK, slang, archaic) A sixpence; a tester.
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A state of nervous excitement, confusion, or distress; a dither.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tizzy
Plural:
tizzies

Origin of tizzy

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Unknown. American, 1935. Possibly related to tizzysixpence coin", slang for tester, a name for the coin.

    From Wiktionary