- to form into small, crisp curls or little tufts.
- the state of being frizzed.
- something frizzed; frizzed hair.
Origin of frizz1
Examples from the Web for friz
Historical Examples of friz
It is all the fashion for girls to cut off their hair and friz it.Introduction to the Science of Sociology
Robert E. Park
You don't mean to say you want to friz my hair up the way yours is!Marion Berkley
Elizabeth B. Comins
I like my hair straight—I haven't the least desire to friz it out or curl it.The Jolliest Term on Record
We hadn't had no chance to get warm, an' our clothes was wet an' friz.The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers
Seems to me I'd friz them diamonds, if I was goin' to be mean enough to do anything.Flying U Ranch
B. M. Bower
- (of the hair, nap, etc) to form or cause (the hair, etc) to form tight wiry curls or crisp tufts
- hair that has been frizzed
- the state of being frizzed
Word Origin for frizz
also friz, 1610s (implied in frizzed), probably from French friser "to curl, dress the hair" (16c.), perhaps from stem of frire "to fry, cook." Assimilated to native frizzle. Related: Frizzed; frizzing. As a noun from 1660s, "frizzed hair."