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  • v. Present participle of sizzle.
  • adj. Hot enough to make a hissing sound.
  • adj. Brought to the table in the metal dish it has been cooked in, making such a sound.
  • adj. Exciting and intensely emotional.
  • n. Such a hissing sound.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a. & n. from sizzle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hissing or sputtering.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. hot enough to burn with or as if with a hissing sound
  • adj. characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement

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