hiss-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: communicate with a hiss

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] HISS (PP{AT NP2[patient[concrete]]})
NOTE: Compare to Sense 2; Sense 1 MUST have an agent NP1.

Please hiss a comment below!
They should have hissed (at) the presidential candidate.
'I don't want to marry you!' She hissed again.
The cat hissed at us as we approached her.

VerbNet: animal_sounds-38,manner_speaking-37.3
FrameNet: Communication_noise
PropBank: hiss.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3, 4

Sense Number 2: Make a sharp whooshing noise.

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[theme[inanimate]] HISS (PP{P NP[source[concrete])
NOTE: Compare to Sense 1; Sense 2 CANNOT have an agent NP1.

Air hissed from the hole in our tire.
The hose hissed as water spat from it.

VerbNet: sound_emission-43.2
FrameNet: Make_noise,Motion_noise,Fluidic_motion,Impact
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2