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sibilant

sib·i·lant

sibilant

 
pronunciation:
sI b lnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective, noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, pertaining to, characterized by, or producing a hissing sound.
a sibilant consonant
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part of speech: noun
definition: a speech sound or consonant that resembles or suggests hissing, such as "s," "sh," or "ch".
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