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[fiz-ee] /ˈfɪz i/
adjective, fizzier, fizziest.
bubbly; fizzing.
Origin of fizzy
First recorded in 1850-55; fizz + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The fizzy stuff he'd stowed away in that time must have been enough to sail a ship on.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • Well, I never took much of a shine to ginger ale, said Pete, drawing his big form erect; the fizzy stuff always goes up my nose.

    On Your Mark! Ralph Henry Barbour
  • His son fizzy Fry left his place as clerk in the hotel and went to work in the corn-cutting machine factory.

    Poor White Sherwood Anderson
  • Captain Nansen led Everett to his cot and gave him fizzy salts, but it was not until sundown that the trembling and nausea ceased.

    Once Upon A Time Richard Harding Davis
  • The Somalis brought us trays with iced and fizzy drinks in thin glasses.

    The Land of Footprints Stewart Edward White
Word Origin and History for fizzy

1885, from fizz + -y (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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