frizz

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frizz(
frihz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (tightly curled hair)
a. los rizos pequeños y muy apretados
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Diane was really unhappy with her perm. It had turned out a mass of frizz.Diane no estaba nada contenta con su permanente, le había quedado una mata de rizos pequeños y muy apretados.
b. el pelo crespo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Is that frizz natural? - Yes, I was born with it.¿Tu pelo crespo es natural? - Sí, de nacimiento.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to form into tight curls)
a. rizar con rizos pequeños y muy apretados
Brigida didn't want the hairdresser to frizz her hair. She wanted soft curls.Brígida no quería que la peluquera le rizara el pelo con rizos pequeños y muy apretados, quería rizos suaves.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to curl tightly)
a. encresparse
My hair always frizzes when the weather is humid.Mi cabello siempre se encrespa cuando hay mucha humedad.
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frizz
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el rizos muy pequeños
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. rizar (con rizos muy pequeños)
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frizz [frɪz]
noun
rizos (m) pequeños y muy apretados
transitive verb
[+hair] rizar con rizos pequeños y muy apretados
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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