hiss (Meaning)

Wordnet

hiss (n)

a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

Wordnet

hiss (v)

make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval

move with a whooshing sound

express or utter with a hiss

show displeasure, as after a performance or speech

Webster

hiss (v. i.)

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.

Webster

hiss (v. t.)

To condemn or express contempt for by hissing.

To utter with a hissing sound.

Webster

hiss (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.

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.

Synonyms & Antonyms of hiss

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hiss Sentence Examples

  1. The venomous snake hissed aggressively, warning intruders away from its territory.
  2. The angry cat hissed at the stranger who approached its food bowl.
  3. The cobra's hiss echoed through the air, sending shivers down the spines of those nearby.
  4. The broken pipe hissed and spewed water into the basement.
  5. The hissing of the teakettle alerted me that it was ready to pour.
  6. The hissing of the tires on the wet pavement indicated a dangerous loss of traction.
  7. The hissing sound from the intercom indicated that someone was trying to reach me.
  8. The hissing of the wind through the trees created an eerie and unsettling atmosphere.
  9. The hissed syllables of a venomous spell echoed through the ancient ruins.
  10. As the bacon sizzled in the pan, it emitted a delectable hissing sound.

FAQs About the word hiss

a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval), a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt, make a sharp hissing sound, as if to sho

zip, whizz,whistle, swish, swoosh, whoosh, fizz,sizzle, whiz,whish

applause, cheer, applause,cheer,,clapping, clapping

The venomous snake hissed aggressively, warning intruders away from its territory.

The angry cat hissed at the stranger who approached its food bowl.

The cobra's hiss echoed through the air, sending shivers down the spines of those nearby.

The broken pipe hissed and spewed water into the basement.