Sis Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

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(Noun) The word “sis” is a noun derived from the word “sister” and is Gen Z slang and a greeting for a close friend. It is often used among friends.


The origin of “sis” came from Black women’s slang “sistahs” and was shortened into the word we now use today.

Demographic (Who Uses This Word)

Today, Gen Z uses the term “sis.” It is a popular greeting among a group of friends and is a positive greeting for people who are newly acquainted on social media platforms.

Sis Used in a Sentence

  • Example 1: Hey, sis! What are you up to? I wanted to go to the mall. Come with me?
  • Example 2: I love that jacket on you, sis!

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