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A sharp sibilant or hissing sound
“The low hiss from the kettle painfully crescendos into a high-pitched screech and steam shoots from the spout like an erupting volcano.”
A sibilant sound used to convey disapproval or derision
“The hum and hiss of the crowd became a roar as France and Spain jogged onto the pitch.”
A piping or whistling sound, typically caused by difficult respiration
The act of disapproving
Acoustical noise
To make a sharp sibilant or hissing sound
“The drums bubble and hiss like gas escaped from slashing ginsu blades, building into a delicious bumping middle section.”
To jeer at mockingly
“If he missed a line or changed some words, the audience would hiss, stomp, or whistle.”
To breathe hard, and with an audible piping or whistling sound
To insult, tease, make fun of or badger
To utter in a hostile or aggressive way
To speak very softly using one's breath rather than one's throat, especially for the sake of secrecy
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