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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 Originmid 17th cent.: imitative.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fizz

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