HyperDic: hissing

English > 1 sense of the word hissing:
NOUNeventhissing, hiss, hushing, fizzle, sibilationa fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
hissing > pronunciation
Soundshhih'sihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > hissing: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval).
Example"the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
Synonymshiss, hushing, fizzle, sibilation
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishrechifla, silbido, siseo
Catalanxiulada, xiuxiueig
Verbshissmake a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
hissexpress or utter with a hiss
hissshow displeasure, as after a performance or speech

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