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Entry Word: hiss
Function: noun
Text: 1 a sound similar to the speech sound \s\ stretched out <the hiss of air escaping from a balloon>
Synonyms fizz, sizzle, swish, whish, whiz (or whizz)
Related Words wheeze, whistle, whoosh, zip; sibilant
2 a vocal sound made to express scorn or disapproval <there were hisses and boos from the fans whenever the umpire called a foul> -- see CATCALL