Definition of sizzling in English:

sizzling

Line breaks: siz|zling
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪz(ə)lɪŋ
 
, ˈsɪzlɪŋ/

adjective

informal
  • 1Very hot: the sizzling summer temperatures
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    • At many high-class networking events, you may find yourself surrounded by heaps of sandwiches, salad or sizzling snacks.
    • She is slicing tomatoes, eggplants, putting them in sizzling oil.
    • The burned black appearance of the ruins made them seem to be still sizzling.
  • 1.1Very exciting or passionate: that was the start of a sizzling affair
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    • In the summer of 2000 he wowed 'em at the Hollywood Bowl closing his set with a sizzling duet with Bonnie Raitt.
    • At a minimum, the Bush administration had better step up its promotion of the economy's current sizzling performance.
    • Harwich Hospital Fete had all the symptoms of being a sizzling success.

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