Origin of sis
Related Words for sisescrony, comrade, buddy, playmate, amigo, sidekick, associate, chum, brother, homeboy, companion, mate, sister, homegirl, sis, pal, connate, amiga, bro, cuz
Examples from the Web for sises
Historical Examples of sises
Cf. 'At Sessions and at Sises we bare the stroke and swaye.'
- Also called: MI6 (in Britain) Secret Intelligence Service
- (in New Zealand) Security Intelligence Service
- informal short for sister
- Southern African informal an exclamation of disgust
Word Origin for sis
Word Origin and History for sises
1650s, abbreviated form of sister; in American English, applied generally to girls and young women (1859). It also was the familiar short form of Cecilie, Cicely, a common name for girls in the Middle English period.