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friz

slang A shortening of "Frisbee," a trademark term for a plastic disc for two or more players to throw to each other and catch. Hey, toss me the friz! Is this orange friz yours?

frizz up

1. To form into wispy curls, usually of hair. If I don't put that product in my hair, it'll frizz up immediately in this weather.
2. To cause something to form into wispy curls, usually hair. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "frizz" and "up." If I don't put that product in my hair, this weather will frizz it up immediately.
See also: frizz, up

frizz up

v.
1. To become completely frizzy: When the air is humid, my hair frizzes up.
2. To cause something to become completely frizzy: The humidity frizzes up my hair. Sitting by the pool will frizz my hair up.
See also: frizz, up

friz

(frɪz)
n. a Frisbee. Whose friz is that in the tree?
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Styling tip: `To emphasise natural curls mix equal amounts of glossing serum with a styling gel and smooth gently through the hair before drying with a diffuser to give hold and definition to the curls without frizzing,' says Andrew Swash at Jo Hansford.
``If you have unruly, curly hair, you want to add shine,define the curl and stop it frizzing by using a leave-in conditioner in conjunction with a good quality mousse,'' Edmonds says.
LEFT, FROM TOP Au naturel at 18; at 23: `An hour's faffing and my hair's still frizzing.' Before we got our mitts on her.