A disagreeable confrontation; spat: refused to get into a hissing match with former union director Marvin Miller
[1990s+; probably a euphemism for pissing contest]
[his-ee] /ˈhɪs i/ noun, plural hissies. 1. Slang. a fit of anger; temper tantrum. adj. 1905, from hiss + -y (2). Hissy fit is attested by 1983.
[st, sst; spelling pronunciation hist] /st, sst; spelling pronunciation hɪst/ interjection 1. (a sibilant exclamation used to attract attention). 1. variant of before a vowel: histidine. 1. . 2. . 3. . 4. . /hɪst/ interjection 1. an exclamation used to attract attention or as a warning to be silent exclamation commanding silence, attested from […]
[his-tah-droot] /hɪs tɑˈdrut/ noun 1. a labor federation in Israel, founded in 1920.
- Histalog test
Histalog test His·ta·log test (hĭs’tə-lôg’) n. A test for measuring maximal production of gastric acidity or anacidity using betazole hydrochloride.