chuinter

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chuinter

  1. (intransitive, of an owl) to hoot, screech
  2. (intransitive, of a machine) to buzz, whirr, whoosh
  3. (intransitive, of a door) to creak
  4. (intransitive) to swish
  5. (intransitive, of tires) to hiss
  6. (intransitive) to pronounce the phoneme s as ʃ, often seen as a speech defect or regionalism. Can be compared to lisping in the English language.

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