- A sound made by a snake, cat, escaping steam, etc.
- An expression of disapproval made to sound like the noise of a snake.
verb (hisses, hissing, hissed)
- French: siffler
- To make a hissing sound.
Etymology: onomatopoetic, Onomatopoetic
- German: zischen, (i, cats) fauchen
- Italian: sibilare, fischiare
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