Definition of tizzy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtɪzi
(also tizz)

noun (plural tizzies)

[in singular] informal
  • A state of nervous excitement or agitation: he got into a tizzy and was talking absolute tosh
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    • With a mass of further celebrations to come, the community is in a tizzy of excitement.
    • Don't let them work you into a tizzy, let them stir their stupid pot.
    • Consternation froths up into a fragrant tizz of sympathetic disapproval.


1930s (originally US): of unknown origin.

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