Synonyms for fizzle

Synonyms for (noun) fizzle

Synonyms: bust, flop, fizzle

Definition: a complete failure

Usage: the play was a dismal flop

Similar words: failure

Definition: an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose

Usage: the surprise party was a complete failure

Synonyms: hushing, hiss, hissing, sibilation, fizzle

Definition: a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

Usage: the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels

Synonyms for (verb) fizzle

Synonyms: taper off, peter out, fizzle, fizzle out

Definition: end weakly

Usage: The music just petered out--there was no proper ending

Similar words: discontinue

Definition: come to or be at an end

Usage: the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31

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