In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(snake) silbar(crowd/person) silbar(crowd/person) sisear(cat) bufar(machine/steam) silbarthe audience hissed and booed — el público armó una silbatina South America
- There was steam hissing from a dozen little spouts and a thick green gas hid the floor.
- I looked over to the mother to see that she was hissing at me.
- ‘Should've eaten breakfast,’ she said hissing through her overactive nostrils.
- True, the house was full, but the audience hissed.
- She was assured that the speakers should not be hissing in surround sound.
- Michael hissed, pulling me down to the parquet.
- The drums bubble and hiss like gas escaped from slashing ginsu blades, building into a delicious bumping middle section.
- Reaching over to get the shampoo I hissed as a sharp pain laced through my side.
- We are hissing and fussing at the faintest lilt of an accent.
- At the performance I saw, the audience hissed when his picture appeared.
- The sound of the water hissing in the Devil's Throat was overwhelming.
- Steam and gases hissed from gaps in the cracked stones, and a black chair was positioned on a raised, circular dais.
- It would be so easy to maneuver around certain obstacles, and you can hiss at people without receiving a weird look.
- Everything above the ground seemed to be vibrating, shuddering, clashing, hissing and whistling.
- Gas heaters usually hiss when they operate and they usually require a venting system to avoid the buildup of dangerous byproducts.
- The connection hissed and buzzed with static that the computers should have been able to filter out.
- He was hissing now, scowling with a hatred and anger at them both.
- The elven sorcerer tried to grab the feline, but it hissed and swung with its sharp claws.
- Portable gas rings hissed into life and soon gallons of spring water reached boiling point.
- A cat sits curled up in the lap of a little green-haired girl, who hisses at the boy, revealing a sharp pair of fangs.
- It was hissing, long sharp looking fangs hung out of its gaping mouth.
- The gas lamp hissed softly when I turned it down: the mantle faded from white to orange, dimming to red before it died.
- After about a minute, a single car stopped in front of them, its door hissing open with pneumatic sibilance.
- The essence of burning rubber filled the air, and the sound of squealing tires hissed.
- She opened her mouth to make a sharp retort when he hissed at her, ‘Shut up.’
- The angels in the hall all hissed slightly, a sound that was half astonished gasp and half restrained fear.
- ‘Whatever, just get to the point’, he said hissing at her.
- Then in a fluid motion, she turns around hissing and throws me to the ground.
- She took a deep breath that hissed like steam escaping from a kettle and tucked her feet in closer.
- The kettle began to whistle and hiss on the stove.
- All of them black as midnight, all of them with beady eyes and sharp claws and the ability to hiss on demand.
- It was the sound of dry, windblown leaves and loose paper hissing across concrete streets and sidewalks.
- The skids hissed, small clouds of gas escaping as it settled to the floor of the landing bay.
- Emily hissed loudly, gripping Margaret's arm just as she was about to leave.
- As the faceplate closed partway and he began hissing in my face I am quite sure my screaming changed tone and intensity.
- Not realizing it was still sharp, he hissed in pain as it cut him.
- She began hissing and growling this horrible low grumble like something from a Stephen King novel.
- I can hiss here, of course; this is the big sloppy Etch-A-Retch for the daily moods.
- Immediately, she started hissing at the being standing close to me.
- Leaning towards me, he indignantly hissed in my ear.
1decir entre dientesbe quiet, she hissed — —cállate —dijo entre dientes
2(speaker/play/actor) abucheareverybody hissed him — todos lo abuchearon / le silbaron
- 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.
- He will address another question and answer session with activists this week, despite being hissed and slow-hand clapped at a similar event last week.
- She was hissed and booed by even the uneducated audience.
- 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.
- After a long debate in which at one stage Mead was hissed by a section of the meeting, the report was rejected.
- After training as a dancer in Spain she returned to England as Donna Lola Montez, to be hissed off the stage for her immorality.
1(of snake) silbido masculine(of cat) bufido masculine(of steam, machine) silbido masculine(of audience) silbido masculine
- The moment the headmaster said this, there was a loud eruption of boos and hisses.
- The arrow was released from the bowstring with a sharp hiss, and streaked off.
- The impact was sharp, and a hiss of breath escaped involuntarily.
- The hisses and boos from Jasmine and Nell overwhelmed her response.
- There was a sharp hiss and my eyes snapped open and were met with a pair of blood red ones.
- After a sharp hiss that might have been a laugh, the man spoke again, this time with somewhat more voice.
- The sharp hiss in his ear brought his attention back to the meeting.
- The response drew boos and hisses from some journalists and several walked out.
- The athame traced over the circle, a sharp hiss filling the air as metal struck water.
- Her voice was sincere yet it held a hiss of annoyance.
- Lots of hisses and boos to the Chancellor for not relenting on that score.
- The post-match analysts then came on to boos and hisses.
- He pulled it out, and the calm of the whiteness was interrupted by a sharp hiss as he drew his sword.
- Then a sharp hiss crackled from the earpiece: Sahara's voice.
- The Amador bleachers erupted into boos and hisses while Foothills started cheering Quarter on.
- Then with what seemed to be a hiss of disappointment, he slithered away and hid himself.
- He returned yesterday to a deafening roar of hisses and boos and expletives.
- As her hand almost touched the pile, a sharp hiss filled the air, drowning out all other sounds.
- Beyond, a sharp hiss of air could be heard as the seal broke and the Howlrunner prepared for flight.
- Dey's rage was as cold as the arrows he used on Gith, and his words were more hiss than sound.
- Boos and hisses all round because we all know that monopolies are bad because they can charge what they like.
- Only when he is greeted with boos and hisses does it become clear that the cries of ‘author, author’ are ironic.
- The audience responded with a cascade of hisses and boos.
- However he was not expecting to see her eyes open in anger and a sharp hiss to come of the little thing.
- Boos and hisses came from the crowds at the sight of No Name's cowardliness.
- However, he made out the words Dennier and Earth in the cacophony of clicks and hisses.
- The man fidgeted, trying to get loose, but stopped abruptly with a sharp hiss of pain.
- There was a low hiss, and something sharp was suddenly at my neck.
- He had let out a sharp hiss at the sting, but one look from Abigail instantly silenced him.
- His remarks were greeted with hisses and derision.
- I was seated around a fire with my sisters and other children when suddenly there was a sharp hiss.
- I slowly woke up, a sharp hiss escaping me at how I ached, how everything hurt.
- The fans of that school screamed and shouted over the boos and hisses.
- Ri stared after him for a moment until the door closed with its sharp hiss, jarring Ri back to reality.
- The girls cheered, but the men called out boos and hisses.
- Vincent and Vaughn participated in the school's talent show, to the sounds of boos and hisses from the student audience.
- She drew in a sharp hiss of breath and glared at Fayd, who was reaching down to grab one of the fallen daggers Claw had dropped.
- But lately the catcalls and hisses are dying down as audiences acquiesce to the reality of in-theater advertising.
- It earned him a scowling hiss of disapproval from Dendria and a punch in the shoulder from Naoise for his comedic troubles.
- She pulls herself to her feet, drawing in a sharp hiss of breath as she straightens.
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