Pronunciation: hĭs
v. i.1.To make with the mouth a prolonged sound like that of the letter s, by driving the breath between the tongue and the teeth; to make with the mouth a sound like that made by a goose or a snake when angered; esp., to make such a sound as an expression of hatred, passion, or disapproval.
[imp. & p. p. Hissed (hĭst); p. pr. & vb. n. Hissing.]
The merchants among the people shall hiss at thee.
- Ezek. xxvii. 36.
2.To make a similar noise by any means; to pass with a sibilant sound; as, the arrow hissed as it flew.
v. t.1.To condemn or express contempt for by hissing.
2.To utter with a hissing sound.
n.1.A prolonged sound like that letter s, made by forcing out the breath between the tongue and teeth, esp. as a token of disapprobation or contempt.
2.Any sound resembling that above described
But hiss for hiss returned with forked tongue.
- Milton.
3.The note of a goose when irritated.
Noun1.hiss - a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
Synonyms: hissing, sibilation
2.Hisshiss - a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
Verb1.hiss - make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
Synonyms: siss, sizz, sibilate
2.hiss - move with a whooshing sound
Synonyms: whoosh
3.hiss - express or utter with a hiss
Synonyms: siss, sizz, sibilate
4.hiss - show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
Synonyms: boo
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Translate Hiss to German, Translate Hiss to French
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