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Definition of "hisses" []

  • Plural form of hiss. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hiss. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hisses" in a sentence
  • "There were hisses from the crowd and cries of protest, but that was all."
  • "The characters are delightfully typecast - there's the tragic figure of our much put-upon anti-hero who is driven to commit violence for what he believes is a justified cause; a truly dastardly old-Etonian poetry-spouting villain (who, if this was a play, would receive hisses from the audience every time he came on stage); the exceedingly wealthy and influential Lord Tansor, living off the gains of his brighter ancestors; a dead-ringer for Uriah Heap; plus a massive supporting cast representing every strata of society, both urban and country; and last but not least, Evenwood House itself and its great library - the representation of everything that Edward yearns for but that remains tantalizingly out of reach."
  • "At the first of a series of four forums being held about the school budget, Superintendent Scottie Griffin’s budget proposal resulted in hisses of derision last night."