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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 of hiss fizz, sizzle, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz) Words Related to hiss 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 of hiss bird [chiefly British], boo, Bronx cheer, catcall, hoot, jeer, raspberry, razz, snortWords Related to hiss smirk, sneer, snicker, snigger; gibe (or jibe), put-down, taunt; whistleNear Antonyms of hiss applause, clappingAntonyms of hiss 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 of hiss fizz, fizzle, sizzle, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz) Words Related to hiss swoosh, wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; bubble, effervesce; buzz, drone, hum



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