verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of hiss
OTHER WORDS FROM hisshiss·er, nounhiss·ing·ly, adverbout·hiss, verb (used with object)un·hissed, adjective
Words nearby hiss
Example sentences from the Web for hisses
From the moment you leave the gate there is a sequence of strange noises, hisses, clunks, roars, juddering, and sudden levitation.No, Noah Gallagher Shannon, Your Plane Was Not Going to Crash|Clive Irving|June 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So I rest my hands in my lap and he hisses, "Don't touch those!"
So I leave the wheel alone and he hisses, "Don't touch that!"
Many of his Spaniards had pursued Luther, as he left the diet, with hisses and shouts of scorn.
The aim took no effect; when another hurled a stone at him, and a third, and then several, with shouts and hisses.Anabasis|Xenophon
For a moment, the mutterings and hisses ceased, but they burst forth again with greater strength.The Angel of the Gila:|Cora Marsland
The first night it was played, there was a hail-storm of hisses.
He may bring his favorites back with many an encore and may show his disapproval with hisses that would drown the gallery.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10|Charles Herbert Sylvester