Definitions

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  • interj. Alternative spelling of shh.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The other markings include a smattering of stars plunging from the nape of the neck down her back, a music note on her right ankle, a Pisces sign behind her right ear, a star in her left ear, a Sanskrit prayer going down her hip, and the word shhh .... on her right index finger.

    The Times of India

  • Ms. Prahalis has "shhh" tattooed on her index finger, the one she sticks up in the air after nailing a shot.

    A High-Pressure Homecoming

  • Joe probably had gas when he grimaced after her comment and was just whistling Dixie with the on-going festivities when he told Jill to "shhh" immediately after the grimace.

    OpEdNews - Diary: Act 1, Scene 1 - Line Flub 1

  • It could have been the mountain vistas, high ridges down to misty valleys that I swear have hobbits living in them, or the hard consonants and "shhh" sounds of the 21 mayan languages that are heard more often than spanish in the highlands.

    GUATEMALA!!!

  • Then, we see his hand reaching towards his head, the head turns to the camera and says "shhh".

    chsturtle Diary Entry

  • For instance, the sound of "shhh" when repeated rhythmically simulates a mother's heartbeat.

    The Calming Reflex: How to end Bush, Cheney & bin Ladin's temper tantrums

  • With teak walls, antique jade carvings, dim lighting and neutral silk fabrics, our room at the Setai Hotel in Miami has a serene vibe, right down to the New Age music coming from a source we can't determine and the do-not-disturb sign with a topless Asian figure embossed in gold metal, finger to lips in a "shhh" gesture.

    Seeking South Beach Serenity

  • To mimic that white noise, say 'shhh' as loud as the cries, or run the dishwasher. 4.

    Family | Calming Your Cry Baby

  • The way he says 'shhh' and puts his finger to his lips... and the way he says 'hmmmmm' and taps his finger under his chin like I do, when I'm thinking of something.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • MOOS (on camera): It was the "shhh" heard 'round the world, only before there a "shhh," there was this.

    CNN Transcript May 11, 2007

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  • Hmmm...

    October 3, 2007