[ fiz-gig ]
/ ˈfɪzˌgɪg /
a type of firework that makes a loud hissing sound.
a whirling toy that makes a whizzing noise.
Australian. a police informer.
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Examples from the Web for fizgig
Be it you, Mr. Fizgig, son of a peer of the realm; or you, Bill Tidd.The History of Samuel Titmarsh|William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for fizgig
/ (ˈfɪzˌɡɪɡ) /
a frivolous or flirtatious girl
a firework or whirling top that fizzes as it moves
a variant of fishgig
Australian slang a police informer
(intr) Australian slang to inform on criminals to the police
Word Origin for fizgig
C16: probably from obsolete fise a breaking of wind + gig girl
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