Definition of fizz verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fizz

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//fɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fizz
BrE BrE//fɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɪz//
 
he / she / it fizzes
BrE BrE//ˈfɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪzɪz//
 
past simple fizzed
BrE BrE//fɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɪzd//
 
past participle fizzed
BrE BrE//fɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɪzd//
 
-ing form fizzing
BrE BrE//ˈfɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] when a liquid fizzes, it produces a lot of bubbles and makes a long sound like an ‘s’ Champagne was fizzing in the glass. (figurative) Share prices are fizzing. fizz with something (figurative) He started to fizz with enthusiasm. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: imitative.
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