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shush (up)

to be quiet. shush! I want to hear the weather. shush up and listen to the lecture.

shush (up)

in. to be quiet. Shush! I want to hear the weather.
See also: shush, up

shush

verb
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The soon-to-be-veep shushed his wife immediately after she made the statement on the Oprah Winfrey show, prompting laughter from the audience.
Then she shushed the A-list crowd so she could be heard above their chatter.
They ignored it and shushed their dogs, thinking it was a young man who lives on the street coming home late, or his friends.
My inner voice, still remained a loud, enthusiastic, untrained child, frequently shushed and disciplined to sit still.
He was confused when his parents shushed him when he sang with the pastor.
Because although I grew up in a Baptist church where there was no need to worry about questions (I was shushed when I asked the pastor where all of the people came from if Adam and Eve only had sons) and where worship came in a fun, easy-to-swallow package, I left that tradition to make my home in that mustiest, most endangered of denominations, the Episcopal church.