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Definitions of hiss:
  • noun:   a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    Example: "The performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
  • noun:   a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
  • verb:   move with a whooshing sound
  • verb:   make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
  • verb:   express or utter with a hiss
  • verb:   show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #35587)

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See hiss used in context: 42 poetry verses, 10 Shakespeare works, 11 Bible passages, 3 definitions

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