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Synonyms for fizzleˈfɪz 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, fizzle, 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, fizzle, 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, fizzle, 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

Translations for fizzle

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

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