a hush fell over

a hush fell over someone or something

Fig. a sudden silence enveloped something or a group. As the conductor raised his arms, a hush fell over the audience. The coach shouted and a hush fell over the locker room.
See also: fell, hush
References in periodicals archive ?
When he laced up his Hush Puppies without the numbers on the heel, a hush fell over the crowd.