hiss

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hiss(
hihs
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to make a sibilant sound)
a. silbar
As the senator walked up to the podium, the union delegates hissed.Cuando el senador se subió al podio, los delegados sindicales le silbaron.
b. sisear
The cobra reared up and hissed at the explorer.La cobra se alzó y le siseó al explorador.
c. chiflar (crowd)
Spectators booed and hissed when the referee sent Walker off.Los espectadores abuchearon y chiflaron cuando el árbitro expulsó a Walker.
d. bufar (cat)
Whenever I tried to stroke the cat, it would hiss.Cada vez que intentaba acariciarlo, el gato bufaba.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to jeer)
a. silbar
We always used to hiss the baddies in the movies we went to see.Siempre silbábamos a los malos en las películas que íbamos a ver.
b. abuchear
The audience continually hissed and heckled the speaker until she was forced to leave the hall.El público abucheó e interrumpió continuamente a la oradora hasta que esta se vio obligada a abandonar la sala.
3. (to whisper angrily)
a. decir entre dientes
"Shut up!" I hissed. "He'll hear you.""¡Cállate!" le dije entre dientes. "Te va a oír".
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (sibilant sound)
a. el silbido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The sudden hiss of escaping steam from the locomotive's wheels made me jump.Me sobresaltó el repentino silbido del vapor que escapaba por entre las ruedas de la locomotora.
b. el bufido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(of a cat)
The cat backed into a corner and gave a loud hiss.El gato retrocedió a un rincón y soltó un fuerte bufido.
5. (sound of disapproval)
a. el silbido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The announcement of the winner was met with boos and hisses.El anuncio del ganador fue recibido con abucheos y silbidos.
b. el siseo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There was a hiss of disapproval at the behavior of some audience members who wouldn't keep quiet.Hubo un siseo de desaprobación ante el comportamiento de miembros del público que no callaban.
c. el chiflido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The speaker couldn't make himself heard above the jeers and hisses.En medio de las burlas y los chiflidos, el orador no pudo hacerse escuchar.
6. (electrical interference)
a. el siseo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There is a lot of hiss on this recording because it's from the thirties.Esta grabación tiene mucho siseo porque data de de los años treinta.
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hiss
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (sound)
a. el silbido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (to express disapproval)
a. el siseo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
b. el chistido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. sisear
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (expressing disapproval)
a. chistar
5. (snake, steam)
a. silbar
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hiss [hɪs]
noun
siseo (m); silbido (m); [of protest] silbido (m); chiflido (m); (Electricity and Electronics) silbido (m);
intransitive verb
sisear; (in protest) silbar; chiflar;
transitive verb
abuchear; silbar
to hiss an actor off the stage abuchear a un actor (hasta que abandone la escena)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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