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1. A sharp sibilant sound similar to a sustained s.
2. An expression of disapproval, contempt, or dissatisfaction conveyed by use of this sound.
v. hissed, hiss·ing, hiss·es
To make a hiss: The audience booed and hissed. The teakettle hissed on the stove.
1. To utter with a hiss.
2. To express (a negative view or reaction) by uttering a hiss: The audience hissed its displeasure.

[Middle English hissen, to hiss, of imitative origin.]

hiss′er n.
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Noun1.hisser - someone who communicates disapproval by hissing
communicator - a person who communicates with others
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Et c'est Azeddine Hissa (45e) qui a permis a l'AS FAR de remettre les compteurs a zero.
Dote d'une voix splendide, il se hissa au niveau des grands maEtres pour dominer a son tour le monde du chaabi.
Villages and towns in Akkar, including Bireh, Monjez, Koucha, Hissa, Arida, Abdeh and Halba were blocked.
Hela al-Kasir, Wafa al-Yahya, Nowayer al-Sehaimy, Hanan al- Katheri, Ghayda al-Shareef, Hissa al-Zahrani and Afra'a al-Balawi were all still behind bars and must be released in return for al- Khaledi's live," the statement said.
These span Hissa Road in the south and Meydan Road in the north, extending 15km on the Eastern Parallel Road and 18km on the Western Parallel Road.
The gummy bear floor-length gown was designed by TWELV's Editor-In-Chief Hissa Igarashi and Fashion Editor Sayuri Marakumi.
Hissa Shtaiwi, the mother of a Saudi girl with a mental disability, said her daughter receives SR1,200 a month.
Or as Hissa Hillal, a Saudi poet, calls it "a particular idea of Islam which has come to dominate the society".
Like the deceased king Fahd, he was a member of the "Sudairi Seven", the powerful alliance of seven surviving sons of Abdulaziz and one of his wives, Princess Hissa Al Sudairi.
Princess Hissa al-Sha'lan, one of King Abdullah's wives, is active in the society.
HRH the Premier's daughter Shaikha Lulwa, accompanied by her daughters Shaikha Noor and Shaikha Hissa, yesterday honoured, in the presence of Ruling Family ladies and guests, more than 150 Muharraq families.
Abbas noted that an invitation had been sent to head of Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiyyah (Islamic Artifact Center) of Kuwait Sheikha Hissa Sabah Al-Salem to attend the 100 anniversary of the Museums celebration on September 20th.