English dictionary definition of:



  • a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
  • a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt


  • make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
  • move with a whooshing sound
  • express or utter with a hiss
  • show displeasure, as after a performance or speech


bird   boo   fizzle   hissing   hoot   hushing   raspberry   razz   razzing   sibilate   sibilation   siss   sizz   snort   whoosh  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ss words and learn about the word hiss in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 2. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 1.

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Scrabble score for hiss

Scrabble score = 7

generated at 06:52:50 on 17-05-22

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