hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle, sibilation(noun)
a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
"the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
boo, hoot, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, razz, snort, bird(verb)
a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
hiss, siss, sizz, sibilate(verb)
make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
move with a whooshing sound
hiss, sizz, siss, sibilate(verb)
express or utter with a hiss
show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
A sound made by a snake, cat, escaping steam, etc.
An expression of disapproval made to sound like the noise of a snake.
To make a hissing sound.
As I started to poke it, the snake hissed at me.
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
to make a similar noise by any means; to pass with a sibilant sound; as, the arrow hissed as it flew
to condemn or express contempt for by hissing
to utter with a hissing sound
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
any sound resembling that above described
the noise made by a serpent
the note of a goose when irritated
the noise made by steam escaping through a narrow orifice, or by water falling on a hot stove
Origin: [AS. hysian; prob. of imitative origin; cf. LG. hissen, OD. hisschen.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
his, v.i. to make a sibilant sound like that of the letter s, as the goose, serpent, &c.: to express contempt, &c., by hissing.—v.t. to condemn by hissing.—n. the sound of the letter s, an expression of disapprobation, contempt, &c.—n. Hiss′ing, the noise of a hiss: object of hissing: object or occasion of contempt. [Imit.]
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The numerical value of HISS in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of HISS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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- syčet, sykot, syčeníCzech
- fauchen, zischenGerman
- siseo, sisearSpanish
- epäsuosion osoittaminen, sihistä, sihinäFinnish
- hvissa, hvæsaIcelandic
- fischiare, sibilo, soffiare, sibilare, soffioItalian
- sibilo, strīdōLatin
- hihī, ihiMāori
- syczenie, syczećPolish
- sibilar, sibiloPortuguese
- șuiera, sâsâitRomanian
- шипение, шипетьRussian
- బుస కొట్టు, బుసTelugu
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