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SIZZLING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sizzling mean? 

SIZZLING (adjective)
  The adjective SIZZLING has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: SIZZLING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIZZLING (adjective)


Sense 1sizzling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hot enough to burn with or as if with a hissing sound

Context examples:

a sizzling steak / a sizzling spell of weather

Similar:

hot (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning)


Sense 2sizzling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement

Synonyms:

sizzling; red-hot

Context examples:

a red-hot speech / sizzling political issues

Similar:

hot (extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm)


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