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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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be quiet! hush!
to silence or calm (someone) by or as if by saying "shush"
[C20: reduplication of sh, influenced by hush1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. (used as a command to be quiet or silent.)v.t.
2. to order to be silent; hush.
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Shushof librarians: group of librarians—Lipton, 1970.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Past participle: shushed
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|Verb||1.||shush - silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'|
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
shush[ˈʃʊʃ ˈʃʌʃ] excl → chut!
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interj → pst, sch
vt → beruhigen, zum Schweigen bringen; the teacher shushed the excited children → der Lehrer brachte die aufgeregten Kinder mit einem „Pst!“ zum Schweigen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
1. excl → zitto/a!
2. vt (fam) → zittire
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