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verb as in make buzzing sound; ridicule

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Next door, a strip mall popped and hissed as unknown accelerants aided in its fiery destruction.

Despite admonitions from the chair, the audience frequently laughed, hissed and cheered the proceedings.

The House of Shock cast member, better known as Momma Jen, hissed.

They laughed at his jokes, hissed at his political opponents and rose to their feet for his applause lines.

Eventually the Queen hissed: “Will somebody tell that woman to sit down?”

"Saperlotte," he hissed, and his out-stretched hand touched the pale blue domino on the shoulder.

She hissed at him angrily, and made a threatening gesture with her hands, which sent him slinking back to the darkness.

The boys hissed every attempt of their sisters at a romantic name, and then Harry wanted it to be Atalantis!

The fighting snakes hissed and thumped about, wound about each other like a braided rope.

The merchants of people have hissed at thee: thou art brought to nothing, and thou shalt never be any more.


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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hissed, such as: spit, whisper, jeer, hoot, whistle, and seethe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.