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frizzly

[friz-lee]
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adjective, friz·zli·er, friz·zli·est.
  1. frizzy.

Origin of frizzly

First recorded in 1700–10; frizzle1 + -y1
Related formsun·friz·zly, adjective
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Examples from the Web for frizzly

Historical Examples

  • You have not got a wig on; and yet, all that frizzly bunch cannot be your own.

    The Young Franc Tireurs

    G. A. Henty

  • Their frizzly hair is tied in a bench at the back of the head.

    The Malay Archipelago

    Alfred Russell Wallace

  • She leaped to her feet and rumpled my frizzly hair with her fingers.

  • Yer ain't gwine say nothin' 'bout Blink bein' a frizzly, is yer?

  • This looked odd, considering that the rest of her hair was erect or frizzly.