Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hiss

2 senses of hiss

Sense 1
hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle, sibilation -- (a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience")
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Sense 2
boo, hoot, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, razz, snort, bird -- (a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt)
       => cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferation -- (a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hiss

4 senses of hiss

Sense 1
hiss, siss, sizz, sibilate -- (make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval)
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 2
hiss, whoosh -- (move with a whooshing sound)
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 3
hiss, sizz, siss, sibilate -- (express or utter with a hiss)
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

Sense 4
boo, hiss -- (show displeasure, as after a performance or speech)
       => condemn -- (declare or judge unfit for use or habitation; "The building was condemned by the inspector")

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