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Noun
A sibilant sound used to convey disapproval or derision
“Her voice was sincere yet it held a hiss of annoyance.”
Noun
A sharp sibilant sound
“I slowly woke up, a sharp hiss escaping me at how I ached, how everything hurt.”
Noun
A wheezing sound
Noun
The act of disapproving
Noun
Acoustical noise
Verb
To hiss
“After a long debate in which at one stage Mead was hissed by a section of the meeting, the report was rejected.”
Verb
Make a sharp sibilant sound as of the letter s
“The drums bubble and hiss like gas escaped from slashing ginsu blades, building into a delicious bumping middle section.”
Verb
Make sharp, shrill sound
Verb
Make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice
Verb
Breathe with a whistling or rattling sound in the chest, as a result of obstruction in the air passages
Verb
Eject saliva or substance
Verb
Make a low, continuous humming sound
Verb
To insult, tease, make fun of or badger
Verb
Form into small surface creases or wrinkles
Verb
To shout or scream, typically to express negative emotions
Verb
Speak very softly using one's breath rather than one's throat, especially for the sake of secrecy
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