American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Characterized by or making a hissing sound: badly recorded music that sounded hissy when played back.
- n. Chiefly Southern and South Midland U.S. See tantrum.
- Short for hissy fit. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“COSTELLO: He suggests Obama allow Clinton to go negative, something he says she's done a pretty good job of, thanks to what he calls hissy fits.”
“If Conan's signing off speech is what you call a hissy fit then I don't want to be around your temper tantrums.”
“I love how he focused on the word hissy fits and ignored everything else. valdivia:”
“WILDER: But these things were described as hissy fits.”
“Please recall the hissy (and shit) fit I tossed when the "Stomping on Robert Frost" -- with cute ponies by Jeffers was discussed.”
“I'm disappointed, but I'm going to hold off any kind of hissy fit mode until we see what actually happens with the immunity fight.”
“Oh, I love that I'm not the only one who gets "hissy" but with a capital P when I can't *do* something straight away.”
“Next up for Nickels: throwing the same kind of hissy fit over what the SR 520 rebuild will be like.”
“Rather, it's a sibilant problem, in which the sibilants are pronounced in a thinner, more 'hissy' fashion than is normal among American males.”
“He’s called a hissy-fit by-election – the first in history apparently.”
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