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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A sharp sibilant sound similar to a sustained s.
  • n. An expression of disapproval, contempt, or dissatisfaction conveyed by use of this sound.
  • verb-intransitive. To make a hiss: The audience booed and hissed. The teakettle hissed on the stove.
  • v. To utter with a hiss:
  • v. To express (a negative view or reaction) by uttering a hiss: The audience hissed its displeasure.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A high-pitched sound made by a snake, cat, escaping steam, etc.
  • n. An expression of disapproval made to sound like the noise of a snake.
  • v. To make a hissing sound.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • verb-intransitive. 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.
  • verb-intransitive. To make a similar noise by any means; to pass with a sibilant sound.
  • v. To condemn or express contempt for by hissing.
  • v. To utter with a hissing sound.
  • n. 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.
  • n. Any sound resembling that above described.
  • n. The noise made by a serpent.
  • n. The note of a goose when irritated.
  • n. The noise made by steam escaping through a narrow orifice, or by water falling on a hot stove.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To make or emit a sound like a prolonged enunciation of s, as a serpent or a goose; utter or send forth a long-drawn sibilation; hence, to emit any similar sound, as water thrown on hot metal, or as steam rushing through a small orifice; specifically (of persons), to express disapprobation or contempt by uttering such a sound.
  • To whizz, as an arrow or other thing in rapid flight.
  • To condemn or express disapproval of by hissing.
  • n. A continued sound like that of s; a prolonged sibilation produced by the organs of utterance, or any similar sound: as, a serpent's hiss. It is a common expression of disapprobation or contempt.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. move with a whooshing sound
  • n. a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
  • n. a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
  • v. express or utter with a hiss
  • v. show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
  • v. make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
  • Verb Form
    hissed    hisses    hissing    hisss   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    locomote    travel    move    go    call    yell    vociferation    shout    cry    outcry   
    hissed    hissing   
    Words with the same meaning
    fizz    fizzle    siffle    hizz    sibilate    siss    sizzle    sizz    goose    spite   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Bliss    Chris    Cris    Dis    Fliss    Kris    Miss    Suisse    Swiss    Vis   
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    roar    crackle    whisper    hum    growl    rattle    whine    gasp    whistle    thud