hissy

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hissy

noun \ˈhi-sē\

Definition of HISSY

chiefly Southern & southern Midland
:  tantrum

Examples of HISSY

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

Origin of HISSY

perhaps by shortening & alteration from hysterical
First Known Use: circa 1934

Rhymes with HISSY

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