hiss noun

ADJ. sharp | faint, soft, low There was a low hiss on the tape. | audible

VERB + HISS give, let out The snake gave a hiss. | hear

PREP. with a ~ She drew in her breath with a hiss. | ~ of We could hear the faint hiss of escaping gas.

PHRASES boos and hisses, a hiss of air, the hiss of a snake > Note at SOUND

hiss verb

1 make a sound like a long ‘s’

ADV. gently The gas lamp hissed gently.

2 say sth in an angry, hissing voice

ADV. angrily, furiously ‘Don't be stupid!’ she hissed furiously. | quietly

PREP. at She hissed at me to be quiet.

PHRASES hiss (sth) through your teeth ‘Go away!’ he hissed through clenched teeth.

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