Crossword clues for sibilate
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sibilate \Sib"i*late\, v. t. & i. To pronounce with a hissing sound, like that of the letter s; to mark with a character indicating such pronunciation.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1650s, from Latin sibilatus, past participle of sibilare "to hiss, whistle" (see sibilant (adj.)). Related: Sibilated; sibilating.
vb. 1 To hiss 2 To speak with a hissing sound
Usage examples of "sibilate".
Ulf spat out the ritual syllables at Conan, his slitted tongue lashing and sibilating against dry, cracked lips.