verb (used without object), siz·zled, siz·zling.
verb (used with object), siz·zled, siz·zling.
Origin of sizzle
Examples from the Web for sizzle
Mrs. Clinton gave them just the sizzle they yearned for in a recent interview in The Atlantic.Here's How to Dig Out of This 'Stupid Sh*t' U.S. Foreign Policy|Leslie H. Gelb|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As soon as everything started to sizzle hard, lots of water was added to the pot along with a small handful of salt.Two Chickens, an Old Guitar, and a Group of Strangers: A Life-Changing Feast in Brazil|Annabel Langbein|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is, on the other hand, a sizzle reel of quotable dialogue.‘Girls’ Season 3 Trailer Debuts. Is It the Most Relatable Yet?|Kevin Fallon|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“That seven-minute sizzle reel got seven TV offers,” Farah remembers.How ‘Billy on the Street’ Host Billy Eichner Hit the Mainstream|Kevin Fallon|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, this is not the kind of shop that would appeal to the 50-something woman with a hankering for flash and sizzle.Fashion of a Certain Age New Website Halsbrook.com Caters to Mature Shoppers|Robin Givhan|November 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was slowly being cremated and it was fascinating to watch him sizzle.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon
He threw it into the fire; and, with a sombre satisfaction, watched it sizzle.Harlequin and Columbine|Booth Tarkington
There was a sizzle and odour of burning flesh, and a sharp cry of pain.The Sea-Wolf|Jack London
It was the savory smell of cooking hominy and the sizzle of broiling fish that woke Jeremy next morning.The Black Buccaneer|Stephen W. Meader
When it begins to sizzle add the yolk of an egg and season with parsley.The Silly Syclopedia|Noah Lott
Word Origin for sizzle
c.1600, "to burn with a hissing sound," perhaps a frequentative form of Middle English sissen "hiss, buzz" (c.1300), of imitative origin. The figurative sense is attested from 1859. Related: Sizzled; sizzling. The noun is first recorded 1823.