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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
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Breathe with a whistling or rattling sound in the chest, as a result of obstruction in the air passages
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Fry or grill with a sizzling noise
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To insult, tease, make fun of or badger
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Form into small surface creases or wrinkles
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To shout or scream, typically to express negative emotions
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Utter in a hostile or aggressive way
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To speak very softly using one's breath rather than one's throat, especially for the sake of secrecy
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