Definition of frizzy in US English:



  • Formed of a mass of small, tight curls or tufts.

    ‘frizzy red hair’
    • ‘Holmes is humiliated and treated with scorn; he is a flamboyant mess in flared suit and frizzy blond perm.’
    • ‘Her frizzy red hair is all over the place and her glasses are askew.’
    • ‘If you have naturally curly tresses, you have probably had to deal with frizzy hair at some point.’
    • ‘She appears three minutes later, her red hair all wild and frizzy, and her glasses askew.’
    • ‘She was pretty, with curly, frizzy hair usually pulled back in a ponytail.’
    • ‘Her hair was a frizzy mess of curls piled atop her head and her eyes could barely open because she was so tired.’
    • ‘Then I saw the mop of frizzy blonde hair, and a flash of red lipstick as she took a glance out of the window.’
    • ‘Harder still is trying to turn your frizzy, curly hair into a smooth, straight and silky looking hairdo.’
    • ‘This page details specific techniques for straightening frizzy hair using a round brush and hair dryer or a hot air brush.’
    • ‘She tried to flatten down her frizzy red hair and tuck it behind her ears.’
    • ‘Her raven black hair was tangled and frizzy and had a leaf and dirt in it.’
    • ‘She knocked three times before it was opened by a young girl with frizzy red hair.’
    • ‘Some of these are light in weight and can be used alone on hair that gets frizzy but becomes overly limp with more product.’
    • ‘Ava strode through the halls with her face in a book, her hair in a messy ponytail with frizzy red hairs everywhere.’
    • ‘Only a small clump of blonde hair still remained in a frizzy pony tail.’
    • ‘She was an awkward girl with frizzy, curly blonde hair.’
    • ‘And if your hair is curly as well as frizzy, its natural inclination is to sit away from the scalp.’
    • ‘Her normally sleek auburn hair was frizzy and knotted and her clothes were wrinkled from a night of restless sleep.’
    • ‘Her cheeks were red from the cold and her blonde hair was frizzy and hanging out over her shoulders.’
    • ‘People with frizzy or curly hair often find their hair unmanageable.’
    curly, curled, corkscrew, crimped, crinkled, crinkly, kinked, kinky, waved, frizzed, corrugated
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