Meaning of sizzle

siz•zle

Pronunciation: (siz'ul), [key]
— v., n. -zled, -zling,
—v.i.
  1. to make a hissing sound, as in frying or burning.
  2. to be very hot: It's sizzling out.
  3. to be very angry; harbor deep resentment: I'm still sizzling over that insult.
—v.t.
  1. to fry or burn with or as if with a hissing sound: to sizzle steaks on the grill; The sun sizzles the pavement.
—n.
  1. a sizzling sound.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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