hissy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hiss +‎ -y

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɪsi/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪsi

Adjective[edit]

hissy (comparative hissier, superlative hissiest)

  1. Accompanied with hisses.
  2. Making a hissing sound.
  3. Childish or petulant.

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Noun[edit]

hissy (plural hissies)

  1. (US) A tantrum, a fit.
    get into a hissy

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