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Sissy vs. Sister

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Sissynoun

An effeminate boy or man.

Sisternoun

A daughter of the same parents as another person; a female sibling.

‘My sister is always driving me crazy.’;

Sissynoun

A timid, unassertive or cowardly person.

Sisternoun

A female member of a religious order; especially one devoted to more active service; (informally) a nun.

‘Michelle left behind her bank job and became a sister at the local convent.’;

Sissynoun

(BDSM) A male crossdresser who adopts feminine behaviours.

Sisternoun

Any butterfly in the genus Adelpha, so named for the resemblance of the dark-colored wings to the black habit traditionally worn by nuns.

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Sissynoun

(colloquial) Sister.

Sisternoun

(British) A senior or supervisory nurse, often in a hospital.

Sissynoun

Urination; urine.

Sisternoun

Any woman or girl with whom a bond is felt through common membership of a race, profession, religion or organization, such as feminism.

‘Connie was very close to her friend Judy and considered her to be her sister.’;

Sissyadjective

(pejorative) Effeminate.

Sisternoun

(slang) A black woman.

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Sissyadjective

(pejorative) Cowardly.

Sisternoun

(informal) A form of address to a woman.

Sissyverb

To urinate.

Sisternoun

A woman, in certain labour or socialist circles; also as a form of address.

Sissynoun

a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive

Sisternoun

(attributively) An entity that has a special or affectionate, non-hierarchical relationship with another.

‘sister publication, sister city, sister projects’;

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Sissyadjective

having unsuitable feminine qualities

Sisternoun

(comptheory) A node in a data structure that shares its parent with another node.

Sissy

(derived from sister), also sissy baby, sissy boy, sissy man, sissy pants, etc., is a pejorative term for a boy or man who is not traditionally masculine, and shows possible signs of fragility. Generally, sissy implies a lack of courage, strength, athleticism, coordination, testosterone, male libido, and stoic calm, all of which have traditionally been associated with masculinity and considered important to the male role in Western society.

‘Sissy’;

Sisternoun

Something in the same class.

‘sister ships, sister facility’;

Sisterverb

To strengthen (a supporting beam) by fastening a second beam alongside it.

‘I’m trying to correct my sagging floor by sistering the joists.’;

Sisterverb

To be sister to; to resemble closely.

Sisternoun

A female who has the same parents with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case, she is more definitely called a half sister. The correlative of brother.

‘I am the sister of one Claudio.’;

Sisternoun

A woman who is closely allied to, or assocciated with, another person, as in the sdame faith, society, order, or community.

Sisternoun

One of the same kind, or of the same condition; - generally used adjectively; as, sister fruits.

Sisterverb

To be sister to; to resemble closely.

Sisternoun

a female person who has the same parents as another person;

‘my sister married a musician’;

Sisternoun

(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address);

‘the Sisters taught her to love God’;

Sisternoun

a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group;

‘none of her sisters would betray her’;

Sisternoun

sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women

Sister

A sister is a woman or girl who shares one or more parents with another individual. The male counterpart is a brother.

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