VS.

Fizzle vs. Sizzle

Published:
Views: 10
  • Fizzle (verb)

    To sputter or hiss.

    "The soda fizzled for several minutes after it was poured."

  • Fizzle (verb)

    To decay or die off to nothing; to burn out; to end less successfully than previously hoped.

    "The entire project fizzled after the founder quit."

  • Fizzle (noun)

    A spluttering or hissing sound.

  • Fizzle (noun)

    Failure of a nuclear bomb to meet its expected yield during testing.

  • Fizzle (noun)

    An abortive effort; a flop or dud.

  • Fizzle (noun)

    A state of agitation or worry.

  • Sizzle (verb)

    To make the sound of water hitting a hot surface.

  • Sizzle (verb)

    To be exciting or dazzling.

    "The song sizzled with energy."

  • Sizzle (noun)

    the sound of water hitting a hot surface

    "We heard the sizzle of the onions hitting the pan."

  • Sizzle (noun)

    Zing, zip, or pizazz; excitement.

    "Her performance had a lot of sizzle."

Wiktionary
ADVERTISEMENT
  • Fizzle (verb)

    To make a hissing sound.

  • Fizzle (verb)

    To make a ridiculous failure in an undertaking, especially after a good start; to achieve nothing.

  • Fizzle (noun)

    A failure or abortive effort; a fiasco.

  • Sizzle (verb)

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

  • Sizzle (noun)

    A hissing sound, as of something frying over a fire.

Webster Dictionary
ADVERTISEMENT
  • Fizzle (verb)

    end weakly;

    "The music just petered out--there was no proper ending"

  • Sizzle (verb)

    make a sound like frying fat

  • Sizzle (verb)

    seethe with deep anger or resentment;

    "She was sizzling with anger"

  • Sizzle (verb)

    burn or sear with a sizzling sound;

    "The fat sizzled in the pan"

Princeton's WordNet
ADVERTISEMENT

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons

Adblocker detected! Please consider reading this notice.

We've detected that you are using AdBlock Plus or some other adblocking software which is preventing the page from fully loading.

We don't have any banner, Flash, animation, obnoxious sound, or popup ad. We do not implement these annoying types of ads!

We need money to operate the site, and almost all of it comes from our online advertising.

Please add askdifference.com to your ad blocking whitelist or disable your adblocking software.

×