hissy

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hiss·y 1

 (hĭs′ē)
adj. his·si·er, his·si·est
Characterized by or making a hissing sound: badly recorded music that sounded hissy when played back.

his·sy 2

 (hĭs′ē)
n. pl. his·sies Chiefly Southern and South Midland US

[Short for hissy fit.]

hissy

(ˈhɪsɪ)
adj, -sier or -siest
having or resembling the sound of a hiss

his•sy

(ˈhɪs i)
n., pl. -sies.
Slang. a fit of anger; temper tantrum. Also called his′sy fit`.
[1930–35, Amer.]