shush

verb \ ˈshəsh , ˈshu̇sh \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of shush

transitive verb
: to urge to be quiet : hush

shush

noun

Examples of shush in a Sentence

  1. The librarian shushed the noisy children.

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Origin and Etymology of shush

imitative

shush Synonyms

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

SHUSH Defined for English Language Learners

shush

verb

Definition of shush for English Language Learners

  • : to tell (someone) to be quiet



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