Hiss

9 Definitions of Hiss

The meaning of the word hiss, the definition of Hiss:

n. - A prolonged sound like that letter s, made by forcing out the breath between the tongue and teeth, esp. as a token of disapprobation or contempt.

n. - Any sound resembling that above described

n. - The noise made by a serpent.

n. - The note of a goose when irritated.

n. - The noise made by steam escaping through a narrow orifice, or by water falling on a hot stove.

v. i. - To make with the mouth a prolonged sound like that of the letter s, by driving the breath between the tongue and the teeth; to make with the mouth a sound like that made by a goose or a snake when angered; esp., to make such a sound as an expression of hatred, passion, or disapproval.

v. i. - To make a similar noise by any means; to pass with a sibilant sound; as, the arrow hissed as it flew.

v. t. - To condemn or express contempt for by hissing.

v. t. - To utter with a hissing sound.


The word "hiss" uses 4 letters: H I S S

No direct anagrams for hiss found in our database.

Words formed by adding one letter before or after hiss, or to hiss in any order:

e - shies   g - sighs   m - shims   n - shins sinhs   p - ships   r - shris   t - hists shist shits   u - sushi   v - shivs   w - swish   y - hissy  

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hi his is sh si sis

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