verb (used without object), siz·zled, siz·zling.
verb (used with object), siz·zled, siz·zling.
Origin of sizzle
Examples from the Web for sizzlers
The mechanical pitcher tightened up, pitched three sizzlers in a row.Mystery Wings|Roy J. Snell
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.