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Synonyms for fizzle
ˈfɪz əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle, sibilation(noun)

    a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

    "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"

    snort, hiss, razz, hissing, hoot, bust, flop, sibilation, raspberry, hushing, assibilation, bird, boo, razzing

  2. flop, bust, fizzle(verb)

    a complete failure

    "the play was a dismal flop"

    flop, hiss, floating-point operation, dud, tear, bout, hissing, bust, washout, sibilation, collapse, binge, hushing, female chest

  3. taper off, peter out, fizzle out, fizzle(verb)

    end weakly

    "The music just petered out--there was no proper ending"

    run out, peter out, conk out, poop out, fizzle out, taper off, run down

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fizzle(v. n.)

    hiss, make a hissing noise

  2. fizzle(v. n.)

    [Colloquial.] fail, make a failure of it, fizzle out

  3. fizzle(n.)

    [Colloquial.] failure, fiasco, abortive attempt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fizzle(n)

    failure, fiasco

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  1. Jay Wilds:

    I think that was Jay Wilds first real girlfriend, and I think that's why Jay Wilds reaction was so strong. I don't think it meant that much to her. I don't think that's wrong, it's high school, you know. She's a high school girl,' Oh, Jay Wilds's cute, Oh, whatever' -- things fizzle out. I think there was another dude or something, or whatever.

  2. John Johnston:

    It's going to fizzle. Right now, cash is king.

  3. Song Myung-sup:

    The new smartphone effect will likely fizzle out in the fourth quarter, as people don't find Samsung's new Note model, which came out several months ago, very attractive anymore, that will result in a drop in shipments and eventually less profit.

  4. Hilary Duff:

    It's a really, really tough game. I haven't quite figured that one out yet, i'm also very challenged when it comes to technology, so when I'm sitting in label meetings and they're like, 'Oh, we're gonna stream this'... my brain starts to like fizzle, fizzle, fry. I'm like, 'What is happening right now?'.

  5. Blake Jamieson on AskMen:

    Tinder moves fast. Girls get dozens of messages every single day. If you get a conversation started, and things seem to be going well, try to move the conversation off Tinder as soon as possible, if you let a conversation fizzle out, rest assured that your message is going to get buried overnight.

Translations for fizzle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • шипя, провалям се, шипенеBulgarian
  • bruse, ebbe ud, brusenDanish
  • زوزهPersian
  • pihinä, pihistä, kuivuaFinnish
  • թշշալ, թեթև ֆշշոց, թեթև ֆշշալArmenian
  • אִוְשָׁהHebrew
  • потерпеть, фиаско, шипетьRussian
  • ebba ut, fräsande, pysande, pysa, gå i stöpet, fräsaSwedish
  • เป็นฟองThai
  • lóng lánhVietnamese

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