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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lancenoun

    an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

  2. fizgignoun

    a firework that fizzes as it moves


  1. fizgignoun

    A small squib-like firework.

  2. fizgignoun

    A police informer.

  3. Etymology: From unknown + gig.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fizgignoun

    A kind of dart or harpoon with which seamen strike fish.


  1. fizgig

    A fizgig is an historical term originating from England. It can refer to several things: 1. In the context of toys or amusement devices, a fizgig is a type of whirligig or spinning toy. 2. In fishing terminology, it may describe a fish spear or similar instrument, having a long shaft and barbed prongs. 3. Colloquially, it was also used in 16th-19th centuries to refer to a frivolous or flighty person, especially a woman. 4. In the context of fireworks, a fizgig can be a type of firework that makes a hissing sound, similar to that of a modern-day sparkler. The term is largely used in historical or literary contexts, and is not broadly recognized or used in modern vernacular.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fizgignoun

    a fishgig

  2. Fizgignoun

    a firework, made of damp powder, which makes a fizzing or hissing noise when it explodes

  3. Fizgignoun

    a gadding, flirting girl

  4. Etymology: [See Gig a flirt.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fizgig

    fiz′gig, n. a giddy girl: a firework of damp powder: a gimcrack: a crotchet.—Also Fis′gig.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fizgig in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fizgig in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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