Definition of tizzy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtizē/

noun (plural tizzies)

[in singular] informal
A state of nervous excitement or agitation: he got into a tizzy and was talking absolute nonsense
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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.
frenzy, state of anxiety, state of agitation, nervous state, panic, fret, hysteria
informal flap, state, sweat


1930s (originally US): of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with tizzy

busy, dizzy, fizzy, frizzy, Izzy, Lizzie

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Syllabification: tiz·zy

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