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hissy

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noun \ˈhi-sē\

Definition of hissy

chiefly Southern & southern Midland

  1. :  tantrum



Examples of hissy in a sentence

  1. <she throws a royal hissy whenever her food is late>



Origin and Etymology of hissy

perhaps by shortening & alteration from hysterical


First Known Use: circa 1934

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