sis

noun
\ ˈsis How to pronounce sis (audio) \

Definition of sis

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: sister usually used in direct address

Definition of SIS (Entry 2 of 3)

Secret Intelligence Service

Note: The Secret Intelligence Service is a British government agency that is responsible for the collection and analysis of information about foreign countries or groups.

plural -ses

Definition of -sis (Entry 3 of 3)

: process : action peristalsis

Examples of sis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun She’s best known for playing Shuri, a genius scientist and the little sis of King T’Challa (the late Chadwick Boseman) in Black Panther, the movie that broke the mold of the mostly white Marvel franchise. Kathleen Newman-bremang, refinery29.com, "Letitia Wright’s New Role Honours Black Women of The Resistance," 1 Dec. 2020 She’s best known for playing Shuri, a genius scientist and the little sis of King T’Challa (the late Chadwick Boseman) in Black Panther, the movie that broke the mold of the mostly white Marvel franchise. Kathleen Newman-bremang, refinery29.com, "Letitia Wright’s New Role Honours Black Women of The Resistance," 1 Dec. 2020 She’s best known for playing Shuri, a genius scientist and the little sis of King T’Challa (the late Chadwick Boseman) in Black Panther, the movie that broke the mold of the mostly white Marvel franchise. Kathleen Newman-bremang, refinery29.com, "Letitia Wright’s New Role Honours Black Women of The Resistance," 1 Dec. 2020 She’s best known for playing Shuri, a genius scientist and the little sis of King T’Challa (the late Chadwick Boseman) in Black Panther, the movie that broke the mold of the mostly white Marvel franchise. Kathleen Newman-bremang, refinery29.com, "Letitia Wright’s New Role Honours Black Women of The Resistance," 1 Dec. 2020 She’s best known for playing Shuri, a genius scientist and the little sis of King T’Challa (the late Chadwick Boseman) in Black Panther, the movie that broke the mold of the mostly white Marvel franchise. Kathleen Newman-bremang, refinery29.com, "Letitia Wright’s New Role Honours Black Women of The Resistance," 1 Dec. 2020 She’s best known for playing Shuri, a genius scientist and the little sis of King T’Challa (the late Chadwick Boseman) in Black Panther, the movie that broke the mold of the mostly white Marvel franchise. Kathleen Newman-bremang, refinery29.com, "Letitia Wright’s New Role Honours Black Women of The Resistance," 1 Dec. 2020 Teach us your ways, sis! Congratulations to the happy couple! Jasmine Grant, Essence, "Singer Amber Riley Is Engaged!," 24 Nov. 2020 She’s best known for playing Shuri, a genius scientist and the little sis of King T’Challa (the late Chadwick Boseman) in Black Panther, the movie that broke the mold of the mostly white Marvel franchise. Kathleen Newman-bremang, refinery29.com, "Letitia Wright’s New Role Honors A Black Woman of The Resistance That History Forgot," 18 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of sis

Noun

1596, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sis

Noun suffix

Latin, from Greek, feminine suffix of action

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24 Feb 2021

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“Sis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sis. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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