How to Pronounce Hissed?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Hissed" is [hˈɪst], [hˈɪst], [h_ˈɪ_s_t].

"Hissed" in context

Hissed is a sound effect that is used to express disapproval, dismay, and annoyance. It is used to show contempt for an idea, comment, or action. The sound is usually made with one's mouth open and the tongue being vibrated off the roof of the oral cavity. It is often accompanied by a facial expression of scorn and reproach.

Hissed is a common expression among animals, particularly snakes, as a warning to stay away or they may attack or hurt you. Just as animals make this sound, people also make this sound when one person disapproves of something another person has said or done.

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