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Overview of noun hiss

The noun hiss has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle, sibilation

(a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience")

2. boo, hoot, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, razz, snort, bird

(a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt)

Overview of verb hiss

The verb hiss has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) hiss, siss, sizz, sibilate

(make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval)

2. hiss, whoosh

(move with a whooshing sound)

3. hiss, sizz, siss, sibilate

(express or utter with a hiss)

4. boo, hiss

(show displeasure, as after a performance or speech) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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