What does sibilate mean?

Definitions for sibilateˈsɪb əˌleɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sibilate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sibilate(verb)

    pronounce with an initial sibilant

  2. sibilate(verb)

    utter a sibilant

  3. hiss, sizz, siss, sibilate(verb)

    express or utter with a hiss

  4. hiss, siss, sizz, sibilate(verb)

    make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval


  1. sibilate(Verb)

    To hiss

  2. sibilate(Verb)

    To speak with a hissing sound

  3. Origin: From sibilatus, past participle of sibilo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sibilate

    to pronounce with a hissing sound, like that of the letter s; to mark with a character indicating such pronunciation


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sibilate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sibilate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Images & Illustrations of sibilate

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