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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).
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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]
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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.
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Shush

 of librarians: group of librarians—Lipton, 1970.
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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
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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!"
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shush

verb
To cause to become silent:
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Translations

shush

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

[ˈʃʊʃ ˈʃʌʃ] exclchut!
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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!
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shush

[ʃʊʃ]
1. exclzitto/a!
2. vt (fam) → zittire
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"Und dot man, who was king of beasts-tamer men, he had in der house shush such anoder as dot devil-animal in der cage-a great orang-outang dot thought he was a man.
A HOUSE-BREAKER told neighbours to "shush" when they confronted him during a burglary, it is claimed.
Co-creator James Corden battled to shush a crowd growing a little too noisy during filming on Friday night.
Hair bagged in potato sacks for use in lagging, mattresses, lining for winter uniforms such hair as fell in clumps from barbers' shears working round the clock, two minutes per head shush, shush, it swished down, swags of women's hair that fell dusty and lustreless, grey and silver, black, brown, chestnut and red hair which mingled on the barbers' floors till it could be baled and bagged, and which his mind could never assort, though it seemed to go astray from time to time, attempting to disassemble the assembly line, reverse production, return hair to heads, teeth to jaws, husbands to wives, reverse the trains and return the human cargo home to source, intact.
Sheridan tweeted: "I snuck into a local cinema so I could watch it with u all and someone told me to shush and sit still.
"Shush, shush, shush." A "shhh" mimics the sounds of a cozy, comfy womb, which can have a calming effect on fussy babies.
But the brazen pervert 'simply laughed' at her, put his fingers to his lips and told her to 'shush', the court heard.
In the wake of the meeting, the Party issued a statement pledging to confront attempts to "strike Lebanon's sovereignty and independence" and "to shush and intimidate the Lebanese." The Party also promised the Lebanese to opt for truth and freedom at all costs, as well as to defy "terrorization attempts and any system that revives the Syrian occupation in Lebanon." "We will not allow these bad times to reign again in Lebanon," Kataeb's statement added.
"They were on an excursion in the Karkheh area west of the city of Shush," said Dahimi.
A SEX abuser told his schoolgirl victim "shush - don't say anything," Teesside Crown Court heard.
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Tonight, as part of Liverpool's LightNight Festival programme, the stunning Picton Room, in Liverpool Central Library, will host a Shush Silent Disco.