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Webster 1913 Edition


Siss

Siss

,
Verb.
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

,
Noun.
A hissing noise.
[Colloq. U. S.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Siss

SISS

,
Verb.
I.
To hiss; a legitimate word in universal popular use in New England.

Definition 2023


Siss

Siss

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Norwegian

Proper noun

Siss

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Cecilie.

siss

siss

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English

Noun

siss (plural sisses)

  1. (US, colloquial) A hissing noise.

Verb

siss (third-person singular simple present sisses, present participle sissing, simple past and past participle sissed)

  1. (US, colloquial, intransitive) To make a hissing sound.
    a flatiron hot enough to siss when touched with a wet finger