hiss Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"hiss" in British English

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uk   us   /hɪs/
[I] to make a ​noise like a ​long s ​sound: Why do ​snakes hiss? The ​iron was hissing and ​spluttering. People in the ​audience were hissing ​theirdisapproval. [T] to say something in a ​quietangry way: "Shut up, Tom!" she hissed.

hissnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /hɪs/
a ​sound like the ​letter s: I ​heard a hiss and a ​pop as the ​cork came out of the ​bottle.
(Definition of hiss from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hiss" in American English

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hissverb [I]

 us   /hɪs/
to make a ​noise like the ​sound of the ​letter "s"
noun [C]  us   /hɪs/
We ​heard the ​loud hiss of ​escapinggas.
(Definition of hiss from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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