psst

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Interjection[edit]

psst (with more 's' as needed)

  1. (onomatopoeia) Implies that the speaker is sending secret or whispered information to another person.
    Psst, John, don’t tell anyone, but I’ve got lots of candy stashed away.

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psst (third-person singular simple present pssts, present participle pssting, simple past and past participle pssted)

  1. (informal) To say psst, to get someone's attention or to communicate with them.
    • 2015, Dale Peck, The Garden of Lost and Found[1]:
      and I was just rounding the fourth-floor landing when Claudia pssted at me

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