1. hissing

noun. ['ˈhɪsɪŋ'] a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval).


  • noise
  • fizzle
  • sibilation
  • hushing


  • applaud
  • regularity
  • comprehensibility
  • success

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Words that Rhyme with Hissing

  • reminiscing
  • dismissing
  • wissing
  • missing
  • kissing
  • dissing

Example sentences of the word hissing

1. Noun, singular or mass
Other signs of a gas leak include a hissing or blowing sound near the stove.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Place your ear close to the bag and listen for the hissing sound of air reentering the bag.