English dictionary definition of:

hiss


Noun

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

Verb

  • 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

Thesaurus

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.

Other Spellzone word lists: Animals, snakes

Scrabble score for hiss


Scrabble score = 7

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

Spelling dictionary home

Sign up to remove this advert

"Fantastic - the most relevant material/resource ever seen for both dyslexia and teaching spelling rules."

College Lecturer