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fizzy

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪzi
 
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Definition of fizzy in English:

adjective (fizzier, fizziest)

1(Of a drink) containing bubbles of gas; effervescent: fizzy mineral water
More example sentences
  • I generally don't agree with the belief that you can drink fizzy wine with food, but I will make an exception for Lambrusco.
  • Take small sips of peppermint, ginger or camomile tea, or a fizzy drink like ginger ale (cold rice water is also effective).
  • Orange squash, fizzy drinks, beer etc were all produced in bottles made of glass.
Synonyms
1.1Full of energy or exuberance; lively: fizzy new wave pop
More example sentences
  • She may like to think of herself as the black nemesis to California's golden girls, but beneath all that eyeliner, she is a fizzy pop chick who just wants to have fun.
  • The fizzy synth pop that emerged on their second album dominates their latest, drawing more on the halcyon days of glam than disco.

Derivatives

fizzily

1
adverb

fizziness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • What he wanted was a sparkling beer without unpleasant fizziness.
  • Sparkling wines vary in fizziness, not just in the actual pressure under which the gas is dissolved in the wine, but also apparently in the character of the foam.
  • The warning label on the side indicates that it contains zero per cent juice - I am not sure if that means grape or peach juice, but it does taste sort of peachy, with a good dose of sugar and some fizziness.

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