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Hissing

Hiss´ing
n.1.The act of emitting a hiss or hisses.
2.The occasion of contempt; the object of scorn and derision.
I will make this city desolate, and a hissing.
- Jer. xix. 8.
Noun1.hissing - a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
Synonyms: hiss, sibilation
Adj.1.hissing - noisy sound like a sustained `s'; "`hissing' is the sound a snake makes"
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