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hiss verb

1 make a sound like a long ‘s’

ADV. gently The gas lamp hissed gently.

2 say sth in an angry, hissing voice

ADV. angrily, furiously ‘Don't be stupid!’ she hissed furiously. | quietly

PREP. at She hissed at me to be quiet.

PHRASES hiss (sth) through your teeth ‘Go away!’ he hissed through clenched teeth.