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fizzy

[fiz-ee] /ˈfɪz i/
adjective, fizzier, fizziest.
1.
bubbly; fizzing.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; fizz + -y1
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  • Strangely, her fainting episodes coincided with eating sandwiches and drinking fizzy beverages.
  • Three days later, the slightly fizzy copper-colored ale was ready for consumption.
  • Unlike the fizzy amphetamines, these are soothing substances.
  • The entire tone of the show, which is as fizzy and irreverent as can be, is a draw.
  • The maker of sugary fizzy drinks and fatty crisps wants to expand the healthier end of its offering.
  • Early bioplastics melted too easily, or proved unable to keep soft drinks fizzy when they were made into bottles.
  • Frozen pizzas and fizzy drinks are also nibbling away at the traditional family meal, particularly in poorer households.
  • Tax increases remain possible: a tax on fizzy drinks has been considered, and a new millionaires' tax may yet be introduced.
  • Why the fizzy brown sugar-water has had this success is a puzzle that has exercised many minds.
  • The volunteers were asked to try ten cans of fizzy drink and guess which was which.
Word Origin and History for fizzy
adj.

1885, from fizz + -y (2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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