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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, hiss, razz, hoot, bust, flop, sibilation, raspberry, hushing, assibilation, fizzle, bird, boo, razzing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hissingadjective

    Synonyms:
    sibilant, sibilatory

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hissing":

    whistling, whistle

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#34727scorn
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#39824hiss
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#64752denunciation
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#94285vilification
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#144901disparagement
#214595disapprobation
#261530vituperation
#268974hushing
#291648obloquy

How to use hissing in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The angels are so enamoured of the language that is spoken in heaven, that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether there be any who understand it or not.

  2. Jean Baptiste Colbert:

    The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest amount of hissing.

  3. Stewart Perry:

    When he made that announcement, there was some hissing and some booiing behind us.

Images & Illustrations of hissing

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