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Definition of Hissing

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"sss" sound, hiss; act of producing a hissing sound
make a hissing sound; express disapproval or derision by making a hissing sound
Hissing Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Hiss
  
(n.)
The occasion of contempt; the object of scorn and derision.
  
(n.)
The act of emitting a hiss or hisses.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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hissing
\hiss"ing\, n.
1. the act of emitting a hiss or hisses.
2. the occasion of contempt; the object of scorn and derision. [archaic] i will make this city desolate, and a hissing. xix. 8.
hissing
adj : like a sustained `s'; "`hissing' is the sound a snake makes" n : a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience" [syn: hiss, sibilation]



English Phonetics

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Chwiffiad = n. a hissing
Siol = a. hissing, whizzing
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
(synonym) hiss, sibilation
(hypernym) noise
(derivation) boo, hiss

Adjective
1. noisy sound like a sustained `s'; "`hissing' is the sound a snake makes"
(similar) noisy

Noun
1. a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
(synonym) hissing, sibilation
(hypernym) noise
(derivation) boo
2. a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
(synonym) boo, hoot, Bronx cheer, raspberry, razzing, snort, bird
(hypernym) cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation
(derivation) boo

Verb
1. make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
(synonym) siss, sizz, sibilate
(hypernym) utter, emit, let out, let loose
(derivation) hissing, sibilation
2. move with a whooshing sound
(synonym) whoosh
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
3. express or utter with a hiss
(synonym) sizz, siss, sibilate
(hypernym) talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise
(derivation) hissing, sibilation
4. show displeasure, as after a performance or speech
(synonym) boo
(hypernym) condemn
(derivation) hissing, sibilation
Hissing Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Dictionary
To dream of hissing persons, is an omen that you will be displeased beyond endurance at the discourteous treatment shown you while among newly made acquaintances. If they hiss you, you will be threatened with the loss of a friend.
  
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Hissing Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Hiss or Hissing may refer to:
  • Hiss (surname)
  • Tape hiss, high frequency noise present on analogue magnetic tape recordings
  • Electronic circuit hiss, white noise present at low level in all electronic circuits
  • Hiss (electromagnetic), an electromagnetic wave phenomenon
  • Hiss (sound), what you can hear on tape recorders, phones, MP3 players, speakers, headsets
  • Hissing (manhwa), a Korean manhwa series by Kang EunYoung
  • The Hiss, a five piece rock band from Atlanta, Georgia
  • H.I.S.S., Honda Ignition Security System vehicle immobiliser
  • Hiss, a social suggestions platform

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Hissing Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
whistling; hissing
  
vine; hissing; a color inclining to yellow
  
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (1869) , by Roswell D. Hitchcock. About