Shisha vs Shish - What's the difference?

shisha | shish |


As a noun shisha

is an arabic water-pipe, or hookah.

As an adjective shish is

on a skewer.

shisha

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An Arabic water-pipe, or hookah.
  • The tobacco smoked in such a pipe, especially as mixed with molasses and flavour extract.
  • (textiles) a type of embroidery which attaches small pieces of reflective metal to fabric
  • Synonyms

    * (textiles) mirrorwork

    See also

    * hookah * hubbly bubbly * narghile

    References

    * Oxford English Dictionary 2007. ----

    shish

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • On a skewer
  • Derived terms

    *shish kebab *shish taouk

    References