HyperDic: fizzle

English > 3 senses of the word fizzle:
VERBstativefizzle, taper off, peter out, fizzle outend weakly
NOUNeventfizzle, hiss, hissing, hushing, sibilationa fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
eventfizzle, flop, busta complete failure
fizzle > pronunciation
Soundsfih'zahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > fizzle: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval).
Synonymshiss, hissing, hushing, sibilation
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishrechifla, silbido, siseo
Catalanxiulada, xiuxiueig
English > fizzle: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA complete failure.
Synonymsflop, bust
Narrowerturkey, bomb, dudAn event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual
BroaderfailureAn event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
Spanishdescalabro, fiasco
Catalanfracàs
English > fizzle: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningend weakly.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymstaper off, peter out, fizzle out
BroaderdiscontinueCome to or be at an end
Spanishdesvanecerse

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