Definition of fizzer in English:

fizzer

Line breaks: fizz¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪzə
 
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noun

informal
  • 1British An outstandingly lively, energetic, or excellent thing: that fizzer of a letter
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    • But Symes stayed on and was only denied a second by an excellent save from Morgan who tipped a fizzer on to the bar two minutes into the second half.
    • He picks up a throw 30 yards out, spins sharply, and hits a fizzer narrowly wide.
  • 2Australian /NZ A failure or fiasco: the greatest fizzer in the history of Australian politics
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    • The ‘great debate’ was of course a fizzer - boring repetition of well-established positions by the two leaders with absolutely no stimulus to anything new or unexpected.
    • Cricket in Central Australia has turned into a real fizzer: rain again prevented the completion of the two-day fixtures.
    • The sun comes up but there's heavy cloud cover, so the much-vaunted ‘Dawn at the Stone Circle’ is a bit of a fizzer.

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