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Definition 1: a complete failure - [noun denoting event]

Samples where fizzle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the play was a dismal flop

Synonyms for fizzle in the sense of this definition

(fizzle is a kind of ...) an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose

"the surprise party was a complete failure"

(... is a kind of fizzle ) an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual

"the first experiment was a real turkey" "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"

Definition 2: a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval) - [noun denoting event]

Samples where fizzle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience

Synonyms for fizzle in the sense of this definition

(fizzle is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 3: end weakly - [verb of stative]

Samples where fizzle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The music just petered out--there was no proper ending

Synonyms for fizzle in the sense of this definition

(fizzle is a kind of ...) come to or be at an end

"the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31"

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