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Siss \Siss\, v. i. [Of imitative origin; cf. D. sissen, G. zischen.] To make a hissing sound; as, a flatiron hot enough to siss when touched with a wet finger. [Colloq. U. S.; Local, Eng.]


Siss \Siss\, n. A hissing noise. [Colloq. U. S.]


n. (context US colloquial English) A hissing noise. vb. (context US colloquial intransitive English) To make a hissing sound.

  1. v. express or utter with a hiss [syn: hiss, sizz, sibilate]

  2. make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval [syn: hiss, sizz, sibilate]

Usage examples of "siss".

And, um, as far as copying allas goes, Siss told me that Phil already knows how to do it.

Saba sissed uproariously, then transmitted the coordinates to the Rogues and the rest of the Wild Knights.

They had Shimmer, Ptah, Peg, Siss, Wubwub, a new one that looked like a man-sized bird and -- dialing up the magnification a bit more -- Yoke could even see that one of the Cappy Jane birds was holding the little beetle Josef.

Perhaps he found Carine Lefevre drifting near Lascaille's Shroud -- he might have been looking to salvage something from the wreckage of the SISS facility -- and then rescued her and took her back to Yellowstone.

Green howls with bitterly professional practical-gag mirth and clunks over and slaps little Bruce on the back so hard that Brucie expels a lime Gummi Bear he'd been eating this too a visual memory, contextless and creepy which arcs across the living room and lands in the fireplace's fire with a little green siss of flame.

I was trying to talk to Siss, but before I knew it I'd rubbed on some betty and started conjugating with her.

When he saw Lucy’s face I could hear the sissing indraw of breath, and he said to me in a sharp whisper: “Draw up the blind.

A myriad whispering voices hissed answers, simultaneous agonizing echoes murmuring, rustling, mumbling, as if numberless mutterers crowded forward, all speaking, each striving to be heard, murmurers fading in and out, many voices talking at the same time through the same mouth, each whisperer describing a different event, a confusion of sissing babble.