[ st, sst; spelling pronunciation hist ]
/ st, sst; spelling pronunciation hɪst /
(a sibilant exclamation used to attract attention).
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Question 1 of 10
Origin of hist
First recorded in 1595–1605; representing in writing the sound sequence st
Definition for hist (2 of 3)
variant of histo- before a vowel: histidine.
Definition for hist (3 of 3)
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British Dictionary definitions for hist
/ (hɪst) /
an exclamation used to attract attention or as a warning to be silent
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Medical definitions for hist
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