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hiss

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hiss

  1. 1 a sound similar to the speech sound \s\ stretched out the hiss of air escaping from a balloon Synonyms fizz, sizzle, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz) Related Words swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; sibilance, sibilant

  2. 2 a vocal sound made to express scorn or disapproval there was a chorus of boos and hisses from the fans when the umpire called the runner out Synonyms bird [chiefly British], boo, Bronx cheer, catcall, hoot, jeer, raspberry, razz, snortRelated Words smirk, sneer, snicker, snigger; gibe (or jibe), put-down, taunt; whistleNear Antonyms applause, clappingAntonyms cheer


hiss

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hiss

  1. to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\ the frightened kitten hissed at us when we tried to pick it up Synonyms fizz, fizzle, sizzle, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz) Related Words swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; bubble, effervesce; buzz, drone, hum


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