fissle

1 of 2

intransitive verb

fis·​sle
variants or fistle
ˈfisəl
-ed/-ing/-s
1
chiefly Scottish : to make a rustling sound
2
chiefly Scottish
a
: to bustle about
b
: fidget

fissle

2 of 2

noun

variants or fistle
"
plural -s
1
chiefly Scottish : a rustling sound
2
chiefly Scottish : commotion, fuss

Word History

Etymology

Intransitive verb

probably of imitative origin

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“Fissle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fissle. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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