[ sis-ee ]

  1. a female given name, form of Cecilia.

Words Nearby Cissy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Cissy in a sentence

  • For little Cissy was bringing all her stalkless flowers to Jane; smiling at her as if she alone possessed the secret of this play.

    The Creators | May Sinclair
  • Cissy—everyone calls him Cissy—seems to be a little particular, not to say fidgetty.

  • Dining later opposite Landry in a great golden palace, Cissy seemed like some gay tropical bird.

    The Gay Cockade | Temple Bailey
  • Cissy's pride would not let her admit, even to herself, that she had failed to attract at the final moment.

    The Gay Cockade | Temple Bailey
  • It was on a morning following one of these struggles that Cissy said to her daughter, wearily, "I can't escape it—"

    The Gay Cockade | Temple Bailey

British Dictionary definitions for cissy


/ (ˈsɪsɪ) /

  1. a variant spelling of sissy

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