verb \ˈhwisht, ˈwisht\

Definition of WHISHT

intransitive verb
chiefly Irish
:  hush —often used interjectionally to enjoin silence

Origin of WHISHT

Middle English; imitative
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with WHISHT


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