hissy

noun \ ˈhi-sē \
Updated on: 27 Mar 2018

Definition of hissy

chiefly Southern US and south Midland US

Examples of hissy in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of hissy

perhaps by shortening & alteration from hysterical


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