Hissing is used with these nouns: ↑noise

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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 — /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} …  

  • 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 Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? — Infobox Album Name = Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? Type = studio Artist = of Montreal Released = January 23 2007 Recorded = 2006 Genre = Indie pop Indie rock Length = 51:22 (CD) 68:32 (LP) Label = Polyvinyl Producer = Kevin Barnes Reviews …   Wikipedia

  • Hissing Prigs in Static Couture — Infobox Album | Name = Hissing Prigs in Static Couture Type = Album Artist = Brainiac Released = March 26, 1996 Genre = Indie rock Length = 34:35 Label = Touch Go Records Producer = Eli Janney Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • hissing adder — noun or hissing snake also hissing viper : hognose snake …   Useful english dictionary

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