Synonyms for hiss

Synonyms for (noun) hiss

Synonyms: bird, hoot, hiss, Bronx cheer, boo, snort, raspberry, razz, razzing

Definition: a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

Similar words: shout, vociferation, yell, cry, call, outcry

Definition: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

Usage: the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience


Synonyms: hushing, hiss, hissing, sibilation, fizzle

Definition: a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)

Usage: the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels

Synonyms for (verb) hiss

Synonyms: hiss, boo

Definition: show displeasure, as after a performance or speech

Similar words: condemn

Definition: declare or judge unfit for use or habitation

Usage: The building was condemned by the inspector


Synonyms: sibilate, siss, sizz, hiss

Definition: make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval

Similar words: utter, let loose, let out, emit

Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand


Synonyms: hiss, siss, sizz, sibilate

Definition: express or utter with a hiss

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk

Definition: express in speech

Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize


Synonyms: whoosh, hiss

Definition: move with a whooshing sound

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast