What does sizzle mean?

Definitions for sizzle
ˈsɪz əlsiz·zle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sizzleverb

    a sizzling noise

  2. sizzleverb

    make a sound like frying fat

  3. sizzleverb

    seethe with deep anger or resentment

    "She was sizzling with anger"

  4. sizzleverb

    burn or sear with a sizzling sound

    "The fat sizzled in the pan"


  1. sizzlenoun

    the sound of water hitting a hot surface

    We heard the sizzle of the onions hitting the pan.

  2. sizzlenoun

    zing, zip, or pizazz; excitement.

    Her performance had a lot of sizzle.

  3. sizzleverb

    to make the sound of water hitting a hot surface

  4. sizzleverb

    to be exciting or dazzling

    The song sizzled with energy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sizzleverb

    to make a hissing sound; to fry, or to dry and shrivel up, with a hissing sound

    Etymology: [See Siss.]

  2. Sizzlenoun

    a hissing sound, as of something frying over a fire

    Etymology: [See Siss.]


  1. Sizzle

    Sizzle is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sizzle

    siz′l, v.i. to make a sound as if frying.—n. a hissing sound; extreme heat.—n. Sizz′ling, a hissing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sizzle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sizzle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sizzle in a Sentence

  1. Camille Paglia:

    You have to accept the fact that part of the sizzle of sex comes from the danger of sex. You can be overpowered.

  2. Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas:

    We went around town to everyone thinking we had this beautifully written script with such layered characters, beautifully layered characters, all of them, and a director sizzle reel that really showed you what Lorene wanted to do, we went everywhere. We went to every major studio, we went to every streamer. We put it on our backs. We danced and we hustled.

  3. Steve Simon:

    Today, both President Donald Trump, and Joe Biden will be in Minnesota so that, I think, might add a little to the sizzle of today... it's the first day of voting and the two people at the top of the ticket are both here in the state.

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    the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    • A. collation
    • B. swathing
    • C. larceny
    • D. ventricle

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