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See definition of hiss on Dictionary.com
  • nounbuzzing sound; jeer
  • verbmake buzzing sound; ridicule

synonyms for hiss

  • catcall
  • hoot
  • boo
  • buzz
  • contempt
  • derision
  • sibilation
  • Bronx cheer
  • sibilance
See also synonyms for: hissed / hissing
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The highs sound a little crunchy and there’s a very slight hiss when no sound is happening.
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Smith's method usually gives good results, as does also the more simple method of Hiss (p. 263).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
When it is inconvenient to stain before the smears have dried, capsules can be shown by the method of Hiss.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
With an explosive hiss, gray jets of live steam erupted from pipes around the edge of the room.
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And Edom shall be desolate: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all its plagues.
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As the leader finished her remarks Mrs. Haight brought her teeth together with a snap and shot through them a little hiss.
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The little door leading to the lane was open, and from the far side came the hiss of a motor.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
A silly way they have of stretching out their long white necks and crying, "Hiss, hiss!"
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Hardly had Lawrence touched the ground when he heard a voice hiss, "Turn, so you may see who sends you to hell."
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The sound of that quiet, purposeful hiss of the steam sent a thrill along the nerves.
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WORDS RELATED TO HISS

  • boo
  • catcall
  • heckle
  • hiss
  • hoot
  • jeer
  • raspberry
  • razz
  • razzing
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