HyperDic: sibilation

English > 2 senses of the word sibilation:
NOUNeventsibilation, hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzlea fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
communicationsibilation, assibilationpronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound
English > sibilation: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval).
Synonymshiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishrechifla, silbido, siseo
Catalanxiulada, xiuxiueig
Verbssibilatemake a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
English > sibilation: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningpronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound.
Synonymassibilation
BroaderpronunciationThe manner in which someone utters a word
Spanishasibilación
Verbssibilateexpress or utter with a hiss
sibilateutter a sibilant
sibilatepronounce with an initial sibilant

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