- to make a hissing or sputtering sound; effervesce.
- a fizzing sound; effervescence.
- soda water or other effervescent water.
- an iced mixed drink made of liquor, lemon juice, sugar, and soda: gin fizz.
- British Informal. champagne.
Origin of fizz
Examples from the Web for fizzer
Historical Examples of fizzer
Was it any wonder that we all found we had business at the homestead when the Fizzer was due there?
But then supper came every night and the Fizzer once in forty-two.
Some people speak of the Fizzer's luck, and say he'll pull through, if any one can.
"Like to see one of 'em doing it 'emselves," says the Fizzer.
It took discrimination to fit the Fizzer's remarks on to the right person.
- anything that fizzes
- Australian slang a person or thing that disappoints, fails to succeed, etcthe horse proved to be a fizzer
- to make a hissing or bubbling sound
- (of a drink) to produce bubbles of carbon dioxide, either through fermentation or aeration
- a hissing or bubbling sound
- the bubbly quality of a drink; effervescence
- any effervescent drink
Word Origin for fizz
1660s, of imitative origin. Related: Fizzed; fizzing. The noun is recorded from 1812; meaning "effervescent drink" is from 1864.