adjective, fizz·i·er, fizz·i·est.

bubbly; fizzing.

Origin of fizzy

First recorded in 1850–55; fizz + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for fizzy

bubbling, bubbly, sparkling, carbonated, gassy, spumante

Examples from the Web for fizzy

Contemporary Examples of fizzy

Historical Examples of fizzy

  • 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

1885, from fizz + -y (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper