1 hot enough to burn with or as if with a hissing sound; "a sizzling steak"; "a sizzling spell of weather"
2 characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement; "a red-hot speech"; "sizzling political issues" [syn: red-hot]
- present participle of sizzle
- Such a hissing sound.
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