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Meaning of "sissyish" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SISSYISH

sissyish  [ˈsɪsɪɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SISSYISH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sissyish is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SISSYISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sissyish in the English dictionary

The definition of sissyish in the dictionary is rather effeminate.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SISSYISH


babyish
ˈbeɪbɪɪʃ
boyish
ˈbɔɪɪʃ
clayish
ˈkleɪɪʃ
dandyish
ˈdændɪɪʃ
dilettanteish
ˌdɪləˈtæntɪɪʃ
dryish
ˈdraɪɪʃ
fortyish
ˈfɔːtɪɪʃ
Gipsyish
ˈdʒɪpsɪɪʃ
greyish
ˈɡreɪɪʃ
Gypsyish
ˈdʒɪpsɪɪʃ
highish
ˈhaɪɪʃ
lazyish
ˈleɪzɪɪʃ
pixieish
ˈpɪksɪɪʃ
pixyish
ˈpɪksɪɪʃ
slyish
ˈslaɪɪʃ
sorryish
ˈsɒrɪɪʃ
thirtyish
ˈθɜːtɪɪʃ
toadyish
ˈtəʊdɪɪʃ
tomboyish
ˈtɒmbɔɪɪʃ
wheyish
ˈweɪɪʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SISSYISH

siserary
siskin
Sisley
Sismondi
sissies
sissified
sissiness
Sissinghurst Castle
sissoo
sissy
sissyness
sist
sister
sister school
sister-in-law
sisterhood
sisterless
sisterlike
sisterliness
sisterly

WORDS THAT END LIKE SISSYISH

boobyish
cockneyish
countryish
essayish
fiftyish
flunkeyish
fogyish
goyish
grannyish
hobbledehoyish
jockeyish
ladyish
nannyish
ninnyish
pygmyish
schoolboyish
shyish
Toryish
toyish
zanyish

Synonyms and antonyms of sissyish in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sissyish» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SISSYISH

Find out the translation of sissyish to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sissyish from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sissyish» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

sissyish
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sissyish
570 millions of speakers

English

sissyish
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sissyish
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

sissyish
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

sissyish
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sissyish
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

sissyish
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sissyish
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sissyish
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

weibisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

sissyish
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

sissyish
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sissyish
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sissyish
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

sissyish
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिडखोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sissyish
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sissyish
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sissyish
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

sissyish
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sissyish
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sissyish
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sissyish
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sissyish
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sissyish
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sissyish

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SISSYISH»

The term «sissyish» is normally little used and occupies the 122.032 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SISSYISH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sissyish

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SISSYISH»

Discover the use of sissyish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sissyish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Common Differences: Conflicts in Black and White Feminist ...
The popular explanation was that these men acting sort of "sissyish" were " mama's boys" who had never grown out of that stage (whatever that stage was supposed to be)— that they had never been able to "cut their mothers' apron strings.
Gloria I. Joseph, Jill Lewis, 1981
2
Sexual Behavior: Problems and Management
DSM-III-R (APA, 1987) emphasized the categorical nature of gender identity disorder of childhood stating that it is not merely a child's nonconformity to stereotypic sex-role behavior (as, for example, in "tomboyishness" in girls or " sissyish" ...
Nathaniel McConaghy, 1993
3
Oriana: Memoirs of a Patagonian
... service with great pride, and the military in general. This was the one institution that did teach unruly or sissyish young men the virtues of discipline, respect for authority, and generally all those things that would turn them into real he-men.
Oriana Josseau, 2012
4
Essence of the Soul
Children need touch. When I was young, it was taboo to be so affectionate in my family and my society. It was sissyish for boys to cry or to hug their fathers. Spirit and emotion have no gender. Physically, we may be 72 Chet Reese Brown LXX.
Chet Reese Brown
5
The Ropes to Skip and the Ropes to Know: Studies in ...
... Rambo, or some such. Boys are also given footballs and encouraged to bash each other's brains in. More socialization. Girls, at least in the past, were discouraged from doing tomboyish things, boys sissyish things. Not that it always worked, ...
R. Richard Ritti, Steve Levy, 2009
6
Town and Country: New Irish Short Stories
Or even in Germany, wheretheyoung men weremore sure of themselves than in England, and less sissyish. Itmust bea Polish thing, Idecided. I pulled off my smock – I'd alreadygot an artist's smock and a black velvet beret; I'd decided against ...
Kevin Barry, 2013
7
101 Frequently Asked Questions About Homosexuality:
“Tomboyish” behavior in girls is far more prevalent and much more likely to be merely a transient phase than is “sissyish” or “effeminate”behavior in boys7 ( Rekers & Mead,1980).Normal girls who prefer masculine activities during childhood ...
Mike Haley, 2004
8
Winter Roses
He had short blonde hair and a baby face that made him look almost sissyish, but looks were definitely deceiving in this case. He would fight a grizzly bear with his bare hands just for exercise and come back for more. He didn't seem to be ...
K. F. Coffman, 2005
9
A Hazard of New Fortunes
... the boys at school such as he had left in Boston; as nearly as he could explain, the New York fellows carried canes at an age when they would have had them broken for them by the other boys at Boston; and they were both sissyish and fast.
William Dean Howells, 2004
10
Awakening to Awe: Personal Stories of Profound Transformation
... pause and how to self-soothe along the way, so that there's less friction and conflict in my inner world. It also helps [me and others] to be more fluid in this world. Now . . . most men today would see this self-soothing thing as sissyish or . . . girl ...
Kirk J. Schneider, 2009

8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SISSYISH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sissyish is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Lights, camera, fashion!
It beats logic to showcase sportswear as part of your marketing strategy, then subject your audience to a dreary catwalk parade of sissyish, smooth-skinned ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
2
George Washington's Oh-So-Mysterious Hair
It wasn't a sissyish, high-society cut. It was, back in the 1770s and 1780s, a military look, something soldiers or want-to-be soldiers did to look manly. “However ... «National Geographic, Jun 15»
3
On Smushing Bugs
It's fastidious and silly in this culture, kind of sissyish, to confess to feeling bad about smushing bugs. As far as most of us are concerned, bugs are household dirt ... «New York Times, Nov 14»
4
Um, Actually: 'Man Of Steel' Writer David Goyer's Remarks On …
To be fair, the article also includes Lee — again, with typical bombast — touting her skimpy costume and lamenting that “boys think it's sissyish” to read comics ... «ComicsAlliance, May 14»
5
City bike sharing and Nissan Leafs?
Those bikes look to sissyish. That alone would put my brakes on! — True to being an American I'd want my own bike. 1 rider per bike leading to HOB lanes! «Houston Chronicle, Dec 11»
6
Papa's Damn Good Pictures
But at least two of the other portraits seem positively sissyish. The van Dyck self-portrait, though a great painting, is of a foppish, effeminate figure, with rouge-red ... «New York Times, Sep 11»
7
Metro Pink Cosmopolitan Phone unfurled
If yes, then better gird up as something sissyish is stretching out just around the corner. According to CoolestGadgets, the Metro Pink Cosmopolitan phone has ... «Mobiletor.com, Dec 09»
8
Cusack's giant leap forward
Because one look at how the man plays the game is sufficient to destroy that old myth that gay men are uniformly effeminate, sissyish and, above all, instantly ... «Irish Independent, Oct 09»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sissyish [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sissyish>. Oct 2020 ».
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