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Synonyms for hiss
hɪshiss

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle, sibilationnoun

    a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

    "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"

    Synonyms:
    snort, razz, hissing, hoot, bust, flop, sibilation, raspberry, hushing, assibilation, fizzle, bird, boo, razzing

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

    a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

    Synonyms:
    doll, boo, snigger, fowl, dame, tinker's dam, shit, skirt, shuttle, fizzle, birdie, damn, snicker, snort, chick, hissing, red cent, wench, bird, hoot, raspberry, sibilation, tinker's damn, razz, shucks, raspberry bush, razzing, shuttlecock, darn, hushing

  3. hiss, siss, sizz, sibilateverb

    make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval

    Synonyms:
    sibilate, whoosh, boo, sizz, siss

  4. hiss, whooshverb

    move with a whooshing sound

    Synonyms:
    sibilate, whoosh, boo, sizz, woosh, siss

  5. hiss, sizz, siss, sibilateverb

    express or utter with a hiss

    Synonyms:
    sibilate, whoosh, boo, sizz, siss

  6. boo, hissverb

    show displeasure, as after a performance or speech

    Synonyms:
    sibilate, whoosh, boo, sizz, siss

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hissnoun

    Synonyms:
    sibilation, sibilance, hissing

  2. hissverb

    Synonyms:
    sibilate, whiz

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#19786darn
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#297356siss

How to use hiss in a sentence?

  1. Chinese Proverb:

    Those who have free seats at a play hiss first.

  2. Bette Davis:

    There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains. the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.

  3. Steve Bannon:

    Today in modern pop culture, you know they call Ted Cruz the Joe McCarthy -- if you want to think of who devils are it's Ronald Reagan and those who name-names at the House Un-American Activities, the Hollywood Ten are heroes right? alger Hiss is a hero, right? Richard Nixon's a villain? Joe McCarthy is a villain. Your book makes very plain that these guys were right. The place was infested with either traitors that were on the direct payroll of Soviet military intelligence or fellow-travelers who were kind of compliant in helping these guys get along. I mean, there's absolutely no question of it. How has pop culture so changed it that white is black and black is white?

  4. James Dean:

    I’d rather have people hiss than yawn.

  5. Aesop:

    Men often applaud an imitation, and hiss the real thing.


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