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hiss Explained

hiss at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Hiss at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

Alger (1904-1996) a US government official who was put in prison from 1950 to 1954 for being a Communist spy. Many people believed he was not guilty, and documents from the former Soviet Union seemed to prove this, when they were made public in 1992.//

hiss at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [Date: 1300-1400; Origin: From the sound]//
1 [I and T] to say something in a loud whisper: --'Get out!' she hissed furiously.// hiss at// --She hissed at me to be quiet.//
2 [I] to make a noise which sounds like 'ssss': --The cat backed away, hissing.// --Snakes only hiss when they are afraid.//
3 [I and T] if a crowd hisses a speaker, they interrupt them with angry sounds to show that they do not like them: --He was booed and hissed during a stormy meeting.// -- hiss n [C] // --She heard a faint hiss as the metal struck the water.//

HISS at English => English (acronym) Of Explained:

Hospital Information Support System

hiss at Swedish => English Of Explained:


hiss at Swedish => english Of Explained:

elevator, lift

hiss at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

172 Moby Thesaurus words for "hiss":
Bronx cheer, aphonia, artificial voice, assibilate, assibilation,
bark, bawl, bellow, bird, blare, blat, blubber, boil, boil over,
boo, booing, boom, bray, breathe, broken speech, broken tones,
broken voice, bubble, bubble over, bubble up, burble, buzz, cackle,
catcall, chant, childish treble, chirp, choked voice, coo,
cracked voice, croak, crow, decry, deride, disparage, drawl,
dysarthria, dyslalia, dyslogia, dysphasia, dysphonia, dysphrasia,
effervesce, effervescence, effervescing, exclaim, falsetto,
ferment, fizz, fizzle, fizzling, flute, frication,
frictional rustling, gasp, give the bird, give the raspberry,
gnarl, growl, grumble, grunt, guggle, gurgle, harshness,
hawking voice, hissing, hoarseness, hoot, hush, hushing,
idioglossia, idiolalia, impairment of speech, jeer, keen, lilt,
lisp, lisping, loss of voice, mock, mumble, murmur, mutter,
muzzy speech, nasal tone, nasalization, pant, pipe, plop, pooh,
pooh-pooh, quaver, raspberry, razz, rhonchus, roar, rumble, scream,
screech, seethe, shake, shriek, shush, shushing, sibilance,
sibilate, sibilation, siffle, sigh, sigmatism, simmer, sing, siss,
sissing, sizz, sizzle, sizzling, snap, snarl, sneeze, sneezing,
sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snuff, snuffle, sob, sparkle,
speech defect, speech impediment, spit, splutter, sputter, squall,
squash, squawk, squeal, squelch, squish, sternutation, stertor,
swish, taunt, the bird, thunder, tremor, trumpet, twang, wail,
warble, wheeze, whine, whish, whisper, whistle, whistle at,
whistling, white noise, whiz, whoosh, work, yap, yawp, yell, yelp,

hiss at Swedish => English Of Explained:

di) notice, pla

hiss at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Hissing sounds): sibilation, zip, hiss, fizz, wheezing, sizzling, buzzing, buzz, whistle.

[V] (Hissing sounds): hiss, buzz, whiz, rustle, fizz, fizzle, wheeze, whistle, sizzle, swish.

[ADJ] (Hissing sounds): sibilant, hissing, wheezy, whistling, fizzing, whizzing, sizzling.

[N] (Hissing sounds): sibilation, zip, hiss, fizz, wheezing, sizzling, buzzing, buzz, whistle.

[V] (Hissing sounds): hiss, buzz, whiz, rustle, fizz, fizzle, wheeze, whistle, sizzle, swish.

[ADJ] (Hissing sounds): sibilant, hissing, wheezy, whistling, fizzing, whizzing, sizzling.

[V] (Harsh sounds): creak, grate, jar, twang, jangle, clank, clink, scream, cry, yelp, buzz, hiss.

Hiss at English => English (Eastons 1897 Bible) Of Explained:

community, communism, cooperation, partaking, sharing, commonality.[N] (Party): party, faction, side, denomination, crew, band, horde, posse, phalanx, family, clan, team, community, fellowship, confraternity, brotherhood, sisterhood, gang, clique, ring, circle, group, crowd.

[N] (Participation): participation, community, communism, cooperation, partaking, sharing, c

hiss at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

verb, noun
1 [V] ~ (at sb/sth) to make a sound like a long 's':
The steam escaped with a loud hissing noise. * The snake lifted its head and hissed.
2 to make a sound like a long 's' to show disapproval of sb/sth, especially an actor or a speaker:
[VN] He was booed and hissed off the stage. [also V]
3 ~ (at sb) to say sth in a quiet angry voice:
[V] He hissed at them to be quiet. * [V speech] 'Leave me alone!' she hissed.
noun a sound like a long 's'; this sound used to show disapproval of sb:
the hiss of the air brakes * the snake's hiss * The performance was met with boos and hisses.

Hiss at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Hiss \Hiss\ v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hissed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Hissing}.] [AS. hysian; prob. of imitative origin?; cf. LG.
hissen, OD. hisschen.]
1. To make with the mouth a prolonged sound like that of the
letter s, by driving the breath between the tongue and the
teeth; to make with the mouth a sound like that made by a
goose or a snake when angered; esp., to make such a sound
as an expression of hatred, passion, or disapproval.

The merchants among the people shall hiss at thee.
--Ezek. xxvii.

2. To make a similar noise by any means; to pass with a
sibilant sound; as, the arrow hissed as it flew.

Shod with steel, We hissed along the polished ice.

Hiss \Hiss\, v. t.
1. To condemn or express contempt for by hissing.

If the tag-rag people did not clap him and hiss him,
according as he pleased and displeased them. --Shak.

Malcolm. What is the newest grief? Ros. That of an
hour's age doth hiss the speaker. --Shak.

2. To utter with a hissing sound.

The long-necked geese of the world that are ever
hissing dispraise. --Tennyson.

Hiss \Hiss\, n.
1. A prolonged sound like that letter s, made by forcing out
the breath between the tongue and teeth, esp. as a token
of disapprobation or contempt.

``Hiss'' implies audible friction of breath
consonants. --H. Sweet.

A dismal, universal hiss, the sound Of public scorn.

2. Any sound resembling that above described; as:
(a) The noise made by a serpent.

But hiss for hiss returned with forked tongue.
(b) The note of a goose when irritated.
(c) The noise made by steam escaping through a narrow
orifice, or by water falling on a hot stove.

hiss at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: a fricative sound (especially as an expression of
disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over
the hissing of the audience" [syn: {hissing}, {sibilation}]
2: a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt [syn:
{boo}, {hoot}, {Bronx cheer}, {raspberry}, {razzing}, {snort},
v 1: make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval [syn:
{siss}, {sizz}, {sibilate}]
2: move with a whooshing sound [syn: {whoosh}]
3: express or utter with a hiss [syn: {sizz}, {siss}, {sibilate}]
4: show displeasure, as after a performance or speech [syn: {boo}]
[ant: {applaud}]

hiss at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: rf » c




* Inter: IPA » /hɪs/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-hiss.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » ɪs


    Inter: en-noun » es

  • A high-pitched sound made by a snake, cat, escaping steam, etc.
    1. An expression of disapproval made to sound like the noise of a snake.


      Inter: trans-top » sound made by a snake, cat, escaping steam, etc.

  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|syčení|n, Inter: t- » cs|sykot|m
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|hvæse
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|sihinä
  • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|syczenie|n
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|sibilo

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|шипение|n|tr=šipénije
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|siseo|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|väsning|c
    • Telugu: Inter: t- » te|బుస|tr=busa|sc=Telu

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » animal expression of disapproval
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|sykot|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|epäsuosion osoittaminen
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|siffler

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|шипение|n|tr=šipénije|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|siseo|m
  • Telugu: Inter: t- » te|బుస|tr=busa|sc=Telu

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » it: sibilo, sibilio, fischio

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-verb » hisses|hissing|hissed
  • To make a hissing sound.
    1. : As I started to poke it, the snake hissed at me.
    2. Inter: quote-news »

    |date=December 14
    |author=John Elkington
    |title=John Elkington
    |work=the Guardian
    |passage=It turns out that the driver of the red Ferrari that caused the crash wasn't, as I first guessed, a youngster, but a 60-year-old. Clearly, he had energy to spare, which was more than could be said about a panel I listened to around the same time as the crash. Indeed, someone hissed in my ear during a First Magazine awards ceremony in London's imposing Marlborough House on 7 December: "What we need is more old white men on the stage."


    Inter: trans-top » to make a hissing sound
    • Armenian: ֆշշալ (fššal)
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|syčet
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|sibli
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|sihistä
    • German: zischen, Inter: qualifier » cats fauchen
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|hvæsa, Inter: t- » is|hvissa
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|sibilare, Inter: t- » it|fischiare
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|strido|alt=strīdō, Inter: t- » la|sibilo

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Norwegian: hvese
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|syczeć
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|sibilar
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|șuiera
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|шипеть|tr=šipét' Inter: imp » f
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|sisear
  • Telugu: బుస కొట్టు (busa koTTu)
  • Turkish: tıss (tss)

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Animal sounds -



    * Inter: audio » Sv-en hiss.ogg|audio


    Inter: sv-noun » g=c
  • An elevator Inter: qualifier » AE; a lift Inter: qualifier » BE.


    Inter: sv-noun-reg-ar » genitive=

  • Category: Category:English onomatopoeias -
    Translation: de » hiss
    Translation: et » hiss
    Translation: es » hiss
    Translation: fr » hiss
    Translation: ko » hiss
    Translation: hr » hiss
    Translation: io » hiss
    Translation: it » hiss
    Translation: kn » hiss
    Translation: ka » hiss
    Translation: hu » hiss
    Translation: mg » hiss
    Translation: my » hiss
    Translation: nl » hiss
    Translation: no » hiss
    Translation: pl » hiss
    Translation: pt » hiss
    Translation: ru » hiss
    Category: simple:hiss -
    Translation: fi » hiss
    Translation: sv » hiss
    Translation: tl » hiss
    Translation: ta » hiss
    Translation: te » hiss
    Translation: tr » hiss
    Translation: vi » hiss
    Translation: zh » hiss