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synonyms for sibilance

  • catcall
  • hoot
  • boo
  • buzz
  • contempt
  • derision
  • sibilation
  • Bronx cheer
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How to use sibilance in a sentence

I suspect most amateur podcasters don’t even consider a wind screen, but after listening to a bit of level-spiking sibilance, you’ll understand exactly why this microphone add-on is so important.
GIFT GUIDE: 7 PERFECT GIFTS FOR PODCASTERS AND STREAMERSBRIAN HEATERNOVEMBER 23, 2020TECHCRUNCH
The gentle sibilance of air drawn through the glowing nest of tobacco is the only sound.
SHANDYGAFFCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
"I am here as a witness," a thousand mocking voices seemed to hiss in echoed sibilance.
GHETTO TRAGEDIESISRAEL ZANGWILL
She laughed, a mirthless sibilance that was marvelously like a snake's hissing, her eyes hard and dry.
THE SONG OF THE WOLFFRANK MAYER
Distress signals hissed into the atmosphere in urgent sibilance, then faltered and died away.
MERCHANTMEN-AT-ARMSDAVID W. BONE
Then the breaking of a twig and the sibilance of whispering voices—two of them—perhaps more.
THE VAGRANT DUKEGEORGE GIBBS
His voice, its guttural note alternating with a sibilance on certain words, betrayed no traces of agitation.
THE INSIDIOUS DR. FU-MANCHUSAX ROHMER
Long seams opened in the disturbed surface, and from them came a harsh sibilance as of a line of cavalry unsheathing sabres.
THE RIVER AND IJOHN G. NEIHARDT
There was not that sibilance and thunder that had turned me a bit gray inside at first sight of the Eagle.
THE RIVER AND IJOHN G. NEIHARDT
There was a hideous sibilance in it—Balthus turned cold at the implication.
BEYOND THE BLACK RIVERROBERT E. HOWARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SIBILANCE

  • Bronx cheer
  • boo
  • buzz
  • catcall
  • contempt
  • derision
  • hoot
  • sibilance
  • sibilation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.