Hiss verb – To make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\. Sing and hiss are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Sing" instead a verb "Hiss". Nearby Words: hissed, hissing
The Terry Pratchett short story "The Prince and the Partridge" featured a challenge to present to the princess a gift that can dance, leap, play tunes, make a beat, carry pails, hiss, swim, lay eggs, can be worn on one hand, sing, cackle, coo, waggle its eyebrows and is good to eat.