Definition of fizzy in US English:

fizzy

adjective

  • 1(of a beverage) containing bubbles of gas; effervescent.

    ‘fizzy mineral water’
    • ‘I generally don't agree with the belief that you can drink fizzy wine with food, but I will make an exception for Lambrusco.’
    • ‘Strain into fizzy drink bottles, making sure you screw the cap on tight.’
    • ‘Huge chocolate bars, fizzy drinks, luscious cakes and tempting sweets are in every shop.’
    • ‘I'm the one eating dinner on his own with a notepad and a glass of fizzy water.’
    • ‘With regard drinks, I increased my water intake to about 2 or 3 litres a day and juices replaced fizzy drinks.’
    • ‘There are plates of biscuits and bottles of fizzy drink and tea and coffee is also being served.’
    • ‘Orange squash, fizzy drinks, beer etc were all produced in bottles made of glass.’
    • ‘Carbonated alcoholic drinks, or spirits mixed with fizzy drinks can also affect how fast alcohol is absorbed into the bloodstream.’
    • ‘The modern trend for drinking sweet tasting, exotically flavoured fizzy drinks with a very high alcohol content is not particularly new.’
    • ‘Avoid drinks at bedtime that increase urine production, including those containing caffeine, acidic juices and fizzy drinks.’
    • ‘Sweets, chocolate and fizzy drink machines are banned in the school.’
    • ‘The media is constantly beaming attractive advertisements about junk food and fizzy drinks, if not chocolates and ice cream.’
    • ‘If you've been drinking an excess of alcohol and fizzy drinks, your body will be thankful for some water.’
    • ‘Children who consume fizzy drinks once a day or more are twice as likely to suffer tooth erosion than those who consume such drinks less than once a day.’
    • ‘Take small sips of peppermint, ginger or camomile tea, or a fizzy drink like ginger ale (cold rice water is also effective).’
    • ‘Up to 348 million litres of fizzy drinks were sold in the year to May, an 11% rise on the previous year.’
    • ‘People choose to spend money on junk food, sweets and fizzy pops.’
    • ‘Unlike the bubbles in your fizzy drink, though, each of these bubbles would carry on expanding, until all the fluid had gone and only bubbles remained.’
    • ‘You should be aiming to drink two to three litres of water every day and reduce your intake of alcohol, caffeine and fizzy drinks because these can be dehydrating.’
    • ‘The only choices for children were cheap fizzy pop or water.’
    effervescent, sparkling, carbonated, gassy, aerated, bubbly, bubbling, frothy, foaming
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    1. 1.1 Full of energy or exuberance; lively.
      ‘fizzy new wave pop’
      • ‘The fizzy synth pop that emerged on their second album dominates their latest, drawing more on the halcyon days of glam than disco.’
      • ‘She may like to think of herself as the black nemesis to California's golden girls, but beneath all that eyeliner, she is a fizzy pop chick who just wants to have fun.’

Pronunciation

fizzy

/ˈfizē//ˈfɪzi/