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fizzy

[fiz-ee] /ˈfɪz i/
adjective, fizzier, fizziest.
1.
bubbly; fizzing.
Origin of fizzy
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; fizz + -y1
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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
  • The Somalis brought us trays with iced and fizzy drinks in thin glasses.

    The Land of Footprints Stewart Edward White
  • 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
  • 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
  • We began to complain, and to long for the cool corridors and fizzy drinks and protecting screens of the hotel.

    The Ship Dwellers

    Albert Bigelow Paine
Word Origin and History for fizzy
adj.

1885, from fizz + -y (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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