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English definition of “hiss”

hiss

verb
 
 
/hɪs/
MAKE NOISE [I] to make a long noise like the letter 's': The gas hissed through the pipes.Animal (non-human) sounds
SPEAK [T] to speak in an angry or urgent way: "Will you be quiet," she hissed.Sounds made by humans with their mouthsTalking angrily
hiss noun [C] a sound like the letter 's'Sounds made by humans with their mouths
(Definition of hiss from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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