To fizzle is to give off a lot of gas or smoke, but not to produce any actual flames. When you fizzle a candle, you are trying to make it go out by putting a lot of air into it.

  • The candle fizzed and then went out.

  • The gas stove fizzed and then went out.

Definition of fizzes


become bubbly or frothy or foaming


effervesce, foam, form bubbles, froth, sparkle


an effervescent beverage (usually alcoholic)

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Example Sentences for fizzes

  • 1

    The Fizz is a show on TV.

  • 2

    Christmas is a time for mistletoe and fizz.

  • 3

    They fizz in the mouth when chewed.

  • 4

    You notice the fizz that it makes.

  • 5

    It is one of the many flavors which fizz.

  • 6

    At the end of the show she leaves in a taxi with fizz.

  • 7

    At the end of the show, she leaves in a taxi with Fizz.

  • 8

    Chinese property market finds its fizz.

  • 9

    Fizz sound is clearly marketing through endorsements and advertisements.

  • 10

    Coke sales fizz as Pepsi spat leaves it flat.