Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 07/27/18 Fizgig

Fizgig (noun)
fizgig [fiz-gig]


noun
1. a type of firework that makes a loud hissing sound.
2. a whirling toy that makes a whizzing noise.
3. fishgig.
4. Australian. a police informer.

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Origin: 1520–30; earlier fisgig, equivalent to fis (late Middle English fise term of abuse; akin to Old Norse fīsa to break wind; cf. fizzle) + gig (Middle English gigge girl; see giggle)

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