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sibilation

Definitions of sibilation
  1. noun
    a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    synonyms: fizzle, hiss, hissing, hushing
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    type of:
    noise
    sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
  2. noun
    pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound
    synonyms: assibilation
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    type of:
    pronunciation
    the manner in which someone utters a word
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