There are 2 translations of hiss in Spanish:

hiss1

Pronunciation: /hɪs/

vi

  • [snake] silbar; [person/crowd] silbar, sisear; [cat] bufar; [machine/steam] silbar the audience hissed and booed el público le silbó y abucheó a la obra ( or al jugador etc), el público armó una silba or (AmS) una silbatina
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    • The drums bubble and hiss like gas escaped from slashing ginsu blades, building into a delicious bumping middle section.
    • It was hissing, long sharp looking fangs hung out of its gaping mouth.
    • Portable gas rings hissed into life and soon gallons of spring water reached boiling point.
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    • Emily hissed loudly, gripping Margaret's arm just as she was about to leave.
    • The angels in the hall all hissed slightly, a sound that was half astonished gasp and half restrained fear.
    • True, the house was full, but the audience hissed.

vt

  • 1.1 decir* entre dientes be quiet, she hissed —cállate —dijo entre dientes 1.2 [actor/speaker/play] abuchear everybody hissed him todos lo abuchearon or le silbaron
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    • We had food chucked at us in the playground, I was hissed at and once I was threatened with being stabbed, and my brother ended up in a few scraps.
    • When he threw out the traditional scenery and costumes from Verdi's Trovatore, or banned encores, he was hissed by the galleries.
    • Williams was hissed and booed throughout the match.

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adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of hiss in Spanish:

hiss2

n

  • (of snake) silbido (m); (of cat) bufido (m); (of steam, machine) silbido (m); (of audience) silbido (m)
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    • As her hand almost touched the pile, a sharp hiss filled the air, drowning out all other sounds.
    • He pulled it out, and the calm of the whiteness was interrupted by a sharp hiss as he drew his sword.
    • There was a low hiss, and something sharp was suddenly at my neck.
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    • His remarks were greeted with hisses and derision.
    • It earned him a scowling hiss of disapproval from Dendria and a punch in the shoulder from Naoise for his comedic troubles.
    • Vincent and Vaughn participated in the school's talent show, to the sounds of boos and hisses from the student audience.

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Word of the day precioso
adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.