from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • interj. Used to express a demand for silence.
  • transitive v. 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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  • v. To be quiet; to keep quiet.

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  • v. silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'


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