- 1British An outstandingly lively, energetic, or excellent thing: that fizzer of a letterMore example sentences
- 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 politicsMore example sentences
- 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.