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hiss

hiss

 
pronunciation:
hIs
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: hissed, hisses, hissing
definition 1: to make a sound as if holding an "s" for a long time.
The snakes hissed.Air hissed from the tire.
definition 2: to show dislike by hissing.
We hissed at the other team.
definition 3: to communicate, or express disapproval of, with a hiss.
The crowd hissed its anger.The audience hissed the actor.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a sound like an "s" held for a long time.
We knew there was a snake in the room when we heard a hiss.
derivations: hissingly (adv.), hisser (n.)
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