shush


shush

transitive verb \ˈshəsh, ˈshsh\

: to tell (someone) to be quiet

Full Definition of SHUSH

:  to urge to be quiet :  hush
shush noun

Examples of SHUSH

  1. The librarian shushed the noisy children.

Origin of SHUSH

imitative
First Known Use: 1925

Related to SHUSH

Synonyms
dumb, extinguish, hush, mute, quell, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], settle, silence, shut up, squelch, still

Rhymes with SHUSH

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