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frizz

Pronunciation: /frɪz/

Translation of frizz in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [colloquial/familiar] [hair] rizar* ([ con rizos muy apretados ])
    Example sentences
    • That summer the Puerto Rican girls had straightened their hair like Mariah Carey but the white girls were still frizzing their hair out with big perms.
    • My hair was frizzed and my natural curls had returned.
    • Her wine red hair was frizzed, and her jaw was clenched.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [colloquial/familiar] encresparse, ponerse* chino (Mexico/México) , ponerse* como mota (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)

noun/nombre

  • rizos (masculine plural) muy apretados

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