sibilant

US [ˈsɪbɪlənt]
UK ['sɪbɪlənt]
  • n.咝音;咝擦音
  • adj.发咝咝声的
  • Web发出咝咝声的;咝咝作声的;发嘶声的
Plural Form:sibilants  
sibilant
adj.
1.
发咝咝声的making an ‘s’ or ‘sh’ sound
the sibilant sound of whispering
窃窃私语声
n.
1.
咝音;咝擦音a sibilant sound made in speech, such as and andzip

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