Synonyms and related words:
Bronx cheer, assibilation, banter, bantering, birdies, blooping, blurping, boo, booing, buzz, catcall, catcalling, chaffing, derision, derisive, derisory, distortion, effervescence, effervescent, effervescing, feedback, fizz, fizzle, fizzling, fleering, flippancy, flippant, flutter, fluttering, fooling, frication, frictional rustling, grinning, hiss, hoot, hooting, howling, hum, hush, hushing, jeering, joshing, kidding, leering, levity, lisp, mockery, mocking, motorboating, panning, quizzical, ragging, railing, raillery, rallying, raspberry, razz, razzing, rhonchus, ridicule, ridiculing, roasting, rumble, scoffing, scratching, shredding, shush, shushing, sibilance, sibilant, sibilation, siffle, sigmatism, siss, sissing, sizz, sizzle, sizzling, smart, smart-aleckiness, smart-alecky, smart-ass, smartness, smirking, sneering, sneeze, sneezing, snickering, sniff, sniffing, sniffle, sniffling, sniggering, snore, snoring, snort, snorting, snuff, snuffle, snuffling, spit, splutter, sputter, squash, squeals, squelch, squish, static, sternutation, stertor, swish, taunting, teasing, the bird, twitting, wheeze, wheezing, wheezy, whish, whistle, whistles, whistling, white noise, whiz, whoosh, woomping, wow, wowwows, zip

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • Hissing — Hiss ing, n. 1. The act of emitting a hiss or hisses. [1913 Webster] 2. The occasion of contempt; the object of scorn and derision. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] I will make this city desolate, and a hissing. Jer. xix. 8. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hissing — late 14c., hissyng, of imitative origin, but originally also whistling. In both senses expressing opprobrium …   Etymology dictionary

  • hissing — n. sss sound, hiss; act of producing a hissing sound hɪs n. sss sound, noise which sounds like escaping steam v. make a hissing sound; express disapproval or derision by making a hissing sound …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hissing — Hiss Hiss (h[i^]s). v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hissed} (h[i^]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hissing}.] [AS. hysian; prob. of imitative origin; cf. LG. hissen, OD. hisschen.] 1. To make with the mouth a prolonged sound like that of the letter s, by driving the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hissing — adj. Hissing is used with these nouns: ↑noise …   Collocations dictionary

  • hissing — /ˈhɪsɪŋ/ (say hising) noun 1. the act of hissing. 2. the sound of a hiss. 3. Obsolete an occasion or object of scorn. {hiss + ing1} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • hissing — šnypštimas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. hissing vok. Zischen, n rus. шипение, n pranc. sifflement, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • hissing — noun a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval) (Freq. 2) the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience • Syn: ↑hiss, ↑hushing, ↑fizzle, ↑sibilation • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hissing — /his ing/, n. 1. the act of emitting a hiss. 2. the sound of a hiss. 3. Archaic. an occasion or object of scorn. [1350 1400; ME; see HISS, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hissing — noun the sound of a hiss …   Wiktionary

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