fizzy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj fizzy hissing and bubbling
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fizzy The black scoter, a duck, Œdemia americana.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Fizzy given to fizz
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Formed from the sound.

Usage

In literature:

But fifty dollars for a quart of fizzy champagne!
"Burning Daylight" by Jack London
The Somalis brought us trays with iced and fizzy drinks in thin glasses.
"The Land of Footprints" by Stewart Edward White
And then 'e put something fizzy in a glass and told me to drink it.
"Novel Notes" by Jerome K. Jerome
Fizzy's going to conjure, and perhaps we'll have charades.
"The Slowcoach" by E. V. Lucas
We're going to have some fizzy.
"Three Soldiers" by John Dos Passos
All with sweet wines, and spirits, and fizzy liquors.
"Redemption and Two Other Plays" by Leo Tolstoy
I have fumed, like champagne that is fizzy, To pay my respects at your door.
"More Songs From Vagabondia" by Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey
Can't breathe so well if you turns yer fizzy mahogany down.
"Sail Ho!" by George Manville Fenn
The fizzy stuff he'd stowed away in that time must have been enough to sail a ship on.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
I hope it's something cool and fizzy to drink.
"The Manor House School" by Angela Brazil
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In news:

I'm sipping a Midnight Flight, a fizzy Champagne cocktail with crème de Violette, and munching on a — hot dog.
Fizzy champagne tingles the tongue.
"(Mexican Coke) seemed so much better," one consumer told the newspaper, adding, "It's just not as fizzy or harsh tasting.
In the 21st century, chemical engineers are just about as likely to be producing fizzy drinks and pharmaceuticals as they are to be pumping out the polyolefins.
Warm muffaletta, chicken meatball Reubens, fizzy Kvas Market and Rye, Anda Piroshki , and All Good Pizza hit the spot.
This drink is fizzy, festive and fun.
Limited-time Gouda, ' gently used' wine glasses and fizzy summer wine.
When it comes to cocktails in the summer, the Italians have got it exactly right: Go for something light, bittersweet, fizzy.
Think of it as a casual Kings County salon: Three playwrights—David Henry Hwang, Amy Herzog , and Thomas Bradshaw—nestled on a sofa, sipping fizzy drinks and gnawing ginger cookies as the their fall season begins.
Ford's Theatre knew going into its revival of the well-worn, 60-year-old Sabrina Fair that a quaint, fizzy rumination on class just wouldn't do.
Hot buttered popcorn becomes sublime when paired with a fizzy glass of sparkling wine.
Just one art exhibit won't re-create the feel of Gallery Night by itself, but it'll still be nice when Justin Bryant displays his paintings for four hours at downtown Fort Worth's Fizzi restaurant on Sunday.
Fizzy's Lunch Lab: P is for Protein .
As we watch the news in our celebrity- choked culture, it's easy to feel that the grand experiment envisioned by our Founding Alchemists—turning a fizzy mix of freedom and responsibility into societal gold—has spun wildly out of control.
Let your kids have some fizzy fun with this all-time classic drink.
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