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shush

 (shŭsh)
interj.
Used to express a demand for silence.
tr.v. shushed, shush·ing, shush·es
To demand silence from by saying "shush": "Simon shushed him quickly as though he had spoken too loudly in church" (William Golding).

shush

(ʃʊʃ)
interj
be quiet! hush!
vb
to silence or calm (someone) by or as if by saying "shush"
[C20: reduplication of sh, influenced by hush1]

shush

(ʃʌʃ)

interj.
1. (used as a command to be quiet or silent.)
v.t.
2. to order to be silent; hush.
[1920–25; imitative]
shush′er, n.

Shush

 of librarians: group of librarians—Lipton, 1970.

shush


Past participle: shushed
Gerund: shushing

Imperative
shush
shush
Present
I shush
you shush
he/she/it shushes
we shush
you shush
they shush
Preterite
I shushed
you shushed
he/she/it shushed
we shushed
you shushed
they shushed
Present Continuous
I am shushing
you are shushing
he/she/it is shushing
we are shushing
you are shushing
they are shushing
Present Perfect
I have shushed
you have shushed
he/she/it has shushed
we have shushed
you have shushed
they have shushed
Past Continuous
I was shushing
you were shushing
he/she/it was shushing
we were shushing
you were shushing
they were shushing
Past Perfect
I had shushed
you had shushed
he/she/it had shushed
we had shushed
you had shushed
they had shushed
Future
I will shush
you will shush
he/she/it will shush
we will shush
you will shush
they will shush
Future Perfect
I will have shushed
you will have shushed
he/she/it will have shushed
we will have shushed
you will have shushed
they will have shushed
Future Continuous
I will be shushing
you will be shushing
he/she/it will be shushing
we will be shushing
you will be shushing
they will be shushing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shushing
you have been shushing
he/she/it has been shushing
we have been shushing
you have been shushing
they have been shushing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shushing
you will have been shushing
he/she/it will have been shushing
we will have been shushing
you will have been shushing
they will have been shushing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shushing
you had been shushing
he/she/it had been shushing
we had been shushing
you had been shushing
they had been shushing
Conditional
I would shush
you would shush
he/she/it would shush
we would shush
you would shush
they would shush
Past Conditional
I would have shushed
you would have shushed
he/she/it would have shushed
we would have shushed
you would have shushed
they would have shushed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.shush - silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'
silence, still, hush, hush up, quieten, shut up - cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"

shush

verb
To cause to become silent:
Translations

shush

[ʃʊʃ]
A. EXCL¡chis!, ¡chitón!
B. VTcallar, hacer callar

shush

[ˈʃʊʃ ˈʃʌʃ] exclchut!

shush

interjpst, sch
vtberuhigen, zum Schweigen bringen; the teacher shushed the excited childrender Lehrer brachte die aufgeregten Kinder mit einem „Pst!“ zum Schweigen
vistill sein; oh shush, will you!sei doch still!, pst!

shush

[ʃʊʃ]
1. exclzitto/a!
2. vt (fam) → zittire
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I had a couple of shushes on eight the par three," he said.
Indeed, libraries have evolved from the days of inked date stampers, stern shushes from staff members, and well-used card catalogs.
Completely undone, I put War and Peace back--in the Women's Health section--and left, quite shaken, but I was certain of one thing: When you're in the library and people are talking loudly and the librarian doesn't shush them, but shushes you for shushing them, we're in real trouble.