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Definition 1: make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for sibilate in the sense of this definition

(sibilate is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 2: express or utter with a hiss - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for sibilate in the sense of this definition

(sibilate is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

Definition 3: utter a sibilant - [verb of communication]

(sibilate is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

(... is a kind of sibilate ) insert a sibilant sound before or after (another sound)

Definition 4: pronounce with an initial sibilant - [verb of communication]

(sibilate is a kind of ...) speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way

"She pronounces French words in a funny way" "I cannot say `zip wire'" "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"

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