To frizzle up


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To frizzle up to crinkle or crisp excessively.
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In literature:

Not just frizzled up a bit, but literally roasted to a crisp!
"Sketches New and Old, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
No matter: it's jolly white hot down there now; it'd frizzle me up, if it came to the worst, before I could feel it.
"The White Man's Foot" by Grant Allen
No doubt it's cooler down there, and there's no fun in lying about up here to frizzle.
"King of the Air" by Herbert Strang