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hiss

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1 a sound similar to the speech sound \s\ stretched out

  • the hiss of air escaping from a balloon
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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
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bird [chiefly British], boo, Bronx cheer, catcall, hoot, jeer, raspberry, razz, snort

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hiss

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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
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