Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sizzle

3 senses of sizzle

Sense 1
sizzle -- (make a sound like frying fat)
       => make noise, resound, noise -- (emit a noise)

Sense 2
sizzle -- (seethe with deep anger or resentment; "She was sizzling with anger")
       => seethe, boil -- (be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger")

Sense 3
sizzle -- (burn or sear with a sizzling sound; "The fat sizzled in the pan")
       => sear, scorch -- (make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside")

Antonyms of adj sizzling

2 senses of sizzling

Sense 1
sizzling -- (hot enough to burn with or as if with a hissing sound; "a sizzling steak"; "a sizzling spell of weather")

INDIRECT (VIA hot) -> cold -- (having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer")

Sense 2
red-hot, sizzling -- (characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement; "a red-hot speech"; "sizzling political issues")

INDIRECT (VIA hot) -> cold -- (extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion; "a cold unfriendly nod"; "a cold and unaffectionate person"; "a cold impersonal manner"; "cold logic"; "the concert left me cold")

Similarity of adj sizzling

2 senses of sizzling

Sense 1
sizzling -- (hot enough to burn with or as if with a hissing sound; "a sizzling steak"; "a sizzling spell of weather")
       => hot (vs. cold) -- (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; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead")

Sense 2
red-hot, sizzling -- (characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement; "a red-hot speech"; "sizzling political issues")
       => hot (vs. cold) -- (extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument")

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