Definition of fissle in English:

fissle

verb

[no object]Irish, Scottish
  • Make a rustling sound.

    ‘straw fissled in the darkness’
    with object ‘people who fissle sweet wrappers at the intense moments of a film’
    • ‘The lady to my left is fissling her sandwiches open and munching away noisily.’
    • ‘The banner fissled and slapped on the roof.’
    • ‘The sweet munchers and chatterers were out in force, loudly fissling their way through the evening.’
    • ‘He heard a fissling noise beneath him and wondered what it was.’
    • ‘I heard the almost inaudible fissling that told of visitors round the fire.’
    • ‘There are few things more aggravating on a perfectly quiet hill than the noise of one's own legs, encased in synthetic fibres, fissling like crisp packets.’

Origin

Early 18th century: imitative of the sound (compare with fizzle).

Pronunciation

fissle

/ˈfɪs(ə)l/