hush-hush

adjective
\ ˈhəsh-ˌhəsh How to pronounce hush-hush (audio) \

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First Known Use of hush-hush

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hush-hush was in 1916

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“Hush-hush.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hush-hush. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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hush-hush

adjective
How to pronounce hush-hush (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of hush-hush

: kept secret : known only to a few people

hush-hush

adjective
\ ˈhəsh-ˌhəsh \

Kids Definition of hush-hush

: secret entry 1 sense 1, confidential Their plans are hush-hush.

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