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frizzy

[ friz-ee ]
/ ˈfrɪz i /
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adjective, friz·zi·er, friz·zi·est.

formed into small, tight curls, as hair; frizzed.

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Also frizzly.

Origin of frizzy

First recorded in 1865–70; frizz1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM frizzy

friz·zi·ly, adverbfriz·zi·ness, nounun·friz·zy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for frizzy

frizzy

frizzly (ˈfrɪzlɪ)

/ (ˈfrɪzɪ) /

adjective -zier, -ziest, -zlier or -zliest

(of the hair) in tight crisp wiry curls

Derived forms of frizzy

frizzily, adverbfrizziness or frizzliness, noun
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