- to make a sound like that of a prolonged s, as of a goose or snake when provoked or alarmed, or of escaping steam, air, etc.
- to show dislike or disapproval by hissing
Origin of hissMiddle English hissen, of echoic origin, originally
- to say or indicate by hissing
- to show dislike or disapproval of by hissing
- to force or drive by hissing: to hiss a performer off the stage