whisht

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whisht

 (wĭsht, hwĭsht)
interj. Chiefly Scots and Irish
Used to urge silence.

whisht

(hwiʃt) or

whist

interj
hush! be quiet!
adj
silent or still
vb
to make or become silent
[C14: compare hist; also obsolete v. whist to become silent]

whisht


Past participle: whishted
Gerund: whishting

Imperative
whisht
whisht
Present
I whisht
you whisht
he/she/it whishts
we whisht
you whisht
they whisht
Preterite
I whishted
you whishted
he/she/it whishted
we whishted
you whishted
they whishted
Present Continuous
I am whishting
you are whishting
he/she/it is whishting
we are whishting
you are whishting
they are whishting
Present Perfect
I have whishted
you have whishted
he/she/it has whishted
we have whishted
you have whishted
they have whishted
Past Continuous
I was whishting
you were whishting
he/she/it was whishting
we were whishting
you were whishting
they were whishting
Past Perfect
I had whishted
you had whishted
he/she/it had whishted
we had whishted
you had whishted
they had whishted
Future
I will whisht
you will whisht
he/she/it will whisht
we will whisht
you will whisht
they will whisht
Future Perfect
I will have whishted
you will have whishted
he/she/it will have whishted
we will have whishted
you will have whishted
they will have whishted
Future Continuous
I will be whishting
you will be whishting
he/she/it will be whishting
we will be whishting
you will be whishting
they will be whishting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been whishting
you have been whishting
he/she/it has been whishting
we have been whishting
you have been whishting
they have been whishting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been whishting
you will have been whishting
he/she/it will have been whishting
we will have been whishting
you will have been whishting
they will have been whishting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been whishting
you had been whishting
he/she/it had been whishting
we had been whishting
you had been whishting
they had been whishting
Conditional
I would whisht
you would whisht
he/she/it would whisht
we would whisht
you would whisht
they would whisht
Past Conditional
I would have whishted
you would have whishted
he/she/it would have whishted
we would have whishted
you would have whishted
they would have whishted
Translations
hys
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HAUD YER WHEESHT OOR WULLIE Artist: Cheryl Reid Sponsor: GPH Builders Merchants Location: Garioch Heritage Centre 13.
Jay Lafferty Lemon Tree, Aberdeen, Theatre Royal, Dumfries, Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock, Mon, Tue, Thur Wheesht is the follow-up to the Scottish comedian's debut show, Besom, which ranked number five in the top 10 comedy shows at the Fringe in 2017.
Bogging Not very nice Pure dead brilliant Really good Geein me the boak Making me feel sick The morra In the morning Pure baltic Very cold Greetin Crying or complaining Shut yer geggy Be quiet A wee blether Someone who likes to talk a lot Wheesht A call for silence Crabbit Grumpy.
Sometimes it's better to haud yer wheesht until the dust has settled, rather than stir it up.
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We had the Beast from the East but when it comes to our national team it's the Wheesht from the South East.
I'm not talking about the irritatingly ubiquitous 'Keep Calm and Carry On' and its myriad of variants, though I do like the pithy Glaswegian version 'Och wheesht and get oan wae it' (Translation: Stop moaning and just get on with it).
Some folk don't know when to haud their wheesht, to stay silent and neither spread gossip nor comment on things that could turn into hearsay.
"I think they should au haud their wheesht aboot that man.
Politicians, of course, find it harder than normal people to haud their wheesht.
But hold your wheesht a while now.What's all this breast-beating hogwash ab out Europe?
The man who could begin a poem with a line such as `For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love' or `Batter my heart, three-person'd God' might surely write, `Get over yourself, three-person'd God' or `For God's sake, hauld yer wheesht, and let me love', which is how my father might have put it, had he been inclined to put anything much at all.