Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • interjection Used to express a demand for silence.
  • transitive verb To demand silence from by saying “shush”.

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  • verb onomatopoeia To be quiet; to keep quiet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'

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Examples

  • So, for example, when I appear to "shush" the camera in this video, rest assured, that's not the case!

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  • So, for example, when I appear to "shush" the camera in this video, rest assured, that's not the case!

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  • So, for example, when I appear to "shush" the camera in this video, rest assured, that's not the case!

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  • So, for example, when I appear to "shush" the camera in this video, rest assured, that's not the case!

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  • So, for example, when I appear to "shush" the camera in this video, rest assured, that's not the case!

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  • So, for example, when I appear to "shush" the camera in this video, rest assured, that's not the case!

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  • There were only a few out bursts from the opposition which were hushed with a librarian style 'shush' from the crowd.

    Suzanne Langlois: The Many Flavors of Kool-Aid��

  • (Could you imagine how strange it would be if the umpire signaled to the crowd before C.C. Sabathia pitched that they had to "shush" while the big left hander delivered the ball?)

    Roger I. Abrams: The Sound and the Fury

  • CNN didn't get the message – although they knew enough to say "shush" about that message just before the on-camera appearance.

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  • I'm watching by myself this week because my friend Travis thinks I would "shush" him.

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