Definitions of hissing:
  • noun:   a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
    Example: "The performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
  • adjective:   noisy sound like a sustained `s'
    Example: "`hissing' is the sound a snake makes"

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