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Overview of noun hissing

The noun hissing has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) 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")

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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