hiss, whistle


  • persiflage

    Persiflage is light-hearted, good-natured, and teasing chat or writing.

  • sibilance

    Sibilance is a hissing sound, or those sounds produced by repetition of the letter "s" in writings.

  • sibilant

    of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')

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