Definitions for sibilation

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle, sibilation(noun)

    a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

    "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"

  2. sibilation, assibilation(noun)

    pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. sibilation(Noun)

    A hissing sound.

  2. Origin: sibilatio, from sibilare, present active infinitive of sibilo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Sibilation(noun)

    utterance with a hissing sound; also, the sound itself; a hiss

  2. Origin: [L. sibilatio.]


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