verb (used without object), siz·zled, siz·zling.
verb (used with object), siz·zled, siz·zling.
Origin of sizzle
Examples from the Web for sizzler
The interview was so toothless, it felt more like eavesdropping on two patrons having lunch at the Sizzler.Rosie O’Donnell’s Disastrous Oprah Winfrey Network Experience|Ramin Setoodeh|March 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is the kind of fire-cracker that you call a “sizzler”—all sputter and no explosion.The Fall of the Year|Dallas Lore Sharp
He lined out the hottest kind of a sizzler over Chub's head and was ready to go to second when Post fielded it.The Crimson Sweater|Ralph Henry Barbour
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.