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    hiss

    hiss - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hiss

    Definition
    (noun) a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    Synonyms : fizzle , hissing , hushing , sibilation
    Example Sentence
    • the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience
    Definition
    (noun) a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    Synonyms : bird , boo , bronx cheer , hoot , raspberry , razz , razzing , snort
    Definition
    (verb) make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
    Synonyms : sibilate , siss , sizz
    Definition
    (verb) move with a whooshing sound
    Synonyms : whoosh
    Definition
    (verb) express or utter with a hiss
    Synonyms : sibilate , siss , sizz
    Definition
    (verb) show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
    Synonyms : boo
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