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We found 23 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word hissing:
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General dictionaries General (21 matching dictionaries)
  1. hissing: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. hissing: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  3. hissing: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  4. Hissing, hissing: Wordnik [home, info]
  5. hissing: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  6. hissing: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. hissing: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Hissing, hissing: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  9. hissing: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  10. hissing: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  11. hissing: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  12. Hissing: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. hissing: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  14. hissing: Rhymezone [home, info]
  15. Hissing: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  16. hissing: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  17. hissing: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  18. hissing: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  19. hissing: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  20. hissing: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  21. Hissing: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. hissing: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. hissing: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (hissing)

noun:  a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval) ("The performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience")
adjective:  noisy sound like a sustained `s' ("`hissing' is the sound a snake makes")

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Phrases that include hissing:   hissing snake, clue of the hissing serpent, hissing adders, hissing prigs in static couture, hissing snakes, more...

Words similar to hissing:   hiss, more...


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