shush

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shush (third-person singular simple present shushes, present participle shushing, simple past and past participle shushed)

  1. (onomatopoeia, intransitive) To be quiet; to keep quiet.
    He wouldn't shush so I kicked him.
  2. (onomatopoeia, transitive or intransitive) To ask someone to be quiet, especially by saying shh.
    The boy in front of us was making too much noise, so we shushed him.

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