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Meaning of SIBILATE

Pronunciation:  'sibu`leyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
  2. [v]  express or utter with a hiss
  3. [v]  utter a sibilant
  4. [v]  pronounce with an initial sibilant
 

SIBILATE is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: hiss, siss, sizz
 
 See Also: articulate, assibilate, emit, enounce, enunciate, let loose, let out, mouth, pronounce, say, sound out, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sib"i*late\, v. t. & i.
To pronounce with a hissing sound, like that of the letter s;
to mark with a character indicating such pronunciation.

 

 

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