- (British, America) IPA: /ˈfɪzəl/
fizzle (fizzles, present participle fizzling; past and past participle fizzled)
- To sputter or hiss.
- The soda fizzled for several minutes after it was poured.
- 1616, Ben Jonson, The Devil Is an Ass
- It is the easest thing, sir, to be done, / As plain as fizzling.
- (figuratively) To decay or die off to nothing; to burn out; to end less successfully than previously hoped.
- The entire project fizzled after the founder quit.
- German: zischen
- Russian: шипе́ть
- German: im Sande verlaufen, totlaufen, zu nichts führen, fehlschlagen, missglücken
- Russian: потерпеть фиа́ско
- Spanish: fundir, apagar, menguar
fizzle (plural fizzles)
- A spluttering or hissing sound.
- Failure of a nuclear bomb to meet its expected yield during testing.
- An abortive effort; a flop or dud.
- A state of agitation or worry.
- Russian: шипение