friz

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

friz (plural frizzes)

  1. Dated form of frizz.
    • Hare
      He [Dr. Johnson], who saw in his glass how his wig became his face and head, might easily infer that a similar full-bottomed, well-curled friz of words would be no less becoming to his thoughts.

Verb[edit]

friz (third-person singular simple present frizzes, present participle frizzing, simple past and past participle frizzed)

  1. Dated form of frizz.
    • 1870, Elizabeth Barker Comins, Marion Berkley
      "To friz, or not to friz! that is the question!" exclaimed Marion, as she turned from her looking-glass and appealed to Florence, who was buttoning her best-fitting cloth boots.