fizzing fizzing

Definition(s):

  • (adj) hissing and bubbling

Usage(s):

  1. Herr Brgermeister Petersen of Hamburg ducked and dabbed at his coat amid a shower of fizzing champagne droplets.
  2. COCA-COLA earnings are fizzing up despite competition from Pepsi-Cola and other soft drinks.
  3. In another room, her stomach-sore husband gurgles his pained compliments, downs a fizzing glass of Alka-Seltzer and returns to hear her plans for the morrow.

News

  • Comet ISON Is Shedding Carbon Dioxide By The Millions

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronomers say they have observed strong carbon dioxide emissions coming off Comet ISON, giving scientists even more data to help them better understand these space objects. The team captured the images on June 13 using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope's Infrared Array Camera. The images show carbon dioxide is slowly and steadily "fizzing" away ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. "The way they were fizzing the ball I was thinking 'how can this lot be bottom of the league?' He compared Tottenham to the Portsmouth side he returned to as manager when they were in a similar position two years ago, steering them away from...
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Harry Redknapp Source: Times Online

  2. "It doesn't help that we've got Kurtis and Chris Lowry out but it's a good opportunity for Dean Budd to stand up and he's fizzing," said Howarth. "It's just one of those things that happen during the season. Dean Budd's got to stand up now,...
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Shane Howarth Source: sportal.co.nz

  3. "Our guys are fizzing, there are a couple of young guys chewing at the bit," Steamers' full-back and former All Black Adrian Cashmore said yesterday.
    on Jun 2, 2005 By: Adrian Cashmore Source: Mirror.co.uk

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