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See definition of sibilation on Dictionary.com
  • as inbuzz
  • as inhiss

synonyms for sibilation

  • hum
  • murmur
  • whisper
  • drone
  • fizz
  • fizzle
  • hiss
  • purr
  • ring
  • ringing
  • whir
  • catcall
  • hoot
  • boo
  • buzz
  • contempt
  • derision
  • Bronx cheer
  • sibilance
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How to use sibilation in a sentence

Challenger walked across to the oxygen tube, and the sound of the loud hissing fell away till it was the most gentle sibilation.
THE POISON BELTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Boardman appeared shocked, and yet somewhat amused; he made a soft low sibilation between his teeth.
APRIL HOPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
In place of martial airs and musical utterance, there rose upon the ear a strange din of harsh gutturals and singular sibilation.
LEGENDS AND TALESBRET HARTE
They make it clear and penetrating; yet it seems a poor, effeminate sibilation, and no generous, open-mouthed call.
TO CUBA AND BACKRICHARD HENRY DANA
Bob whistled,—a long sibilation of amazement,—and then laughed and laughed again.
A TAR-HEEL BARONMABELL SHIPPIE CLARKE PELTON
He was turning back when he fancied he heard the sibilation of a whispering in the room.
THE ORDEAL OF RICHARD FEVEREL, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
When a lady walks through a college quadrangle and hears no sibilation, let her know sadly that first youth is past.
PIPEFULSCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
I was attracted by their deep-throated sibilation that is uttered while feeding.
THE AVIFAUNA OF MICRONESIA, VOLUME 3ROLLIN H. BAKER
As Dr. Johnson would have said; sir, there was a habit of sibilation in the house.
THE WORKS OF CHARLES AND MARY LAMBCHARLES LAMB
Further is to be noted the tendency to the sibilation of cj, for which Sicil.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 8VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SIBILATION

  • drone
  • fizz
  • fizzle
  • hiss
  • hum
  • murmur
  • purr
  • ring
  • ringing
  • sibilation
  • whir
  • whisper
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.