Synonyms of fizzle in English:

fizzle


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See UK English definition of fizzle

See Spanish definition of silbar

verb

1‘the loudspeaker fizzled again’

SYNONYMS
crackle, sputter, buzz, hiss, crack
rare sibilate, crepitate

noun

1‘the electric fizzle of the waves’

SYNONYMS
hiss, hissing, buzz, buzzing, crackle, crackling, sputter, sputtering, crack, cracking, white noise
British informal zizz
literary bombination, susurration, susurrus
rare sibilation

2‘we'll look ridiculous if the whole thing turns out to be a fizzle’

SYNONYMS
failure, fiasco, debacle, catastrophe, disaster, blunder
British damp squib
informal flop, washout, let-down, botch, hash, foul-up, screw-up, dead loss, dead duck, lead balloon, lemon
British informal cock-up, pig's ear
North American informal snafu, clinker
vulgar slang fuck-up
British vulgar slang balls-up
ANTONYMS

success


Phrases

    fizzle out

    ‘their romance will just fizzle out’


    SYNONYMS
    peter out, die off, blow over, ease off, cool off, let up
    tail off, taper off, trail away, trail off, wither away, grind to a halt
    ebb, wane, wilt
    come to nothing, fall through, come to grief
    informal flop, fold, flatline
    archaic remit
    ANTONYMS

    flourish