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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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As their discussion grows louder, Catherine shushes them.
shout-whispers Ava before they reach the bottom of the stairs where one, or both, of them will tread on the cat camouflaged against the carpet, causing it to scream, hoisting me even higher above the Land of Nod, before they both thunder whispered, indignant shushes at the cat, shushes that are so loud and indignant that they would wake King Arthur and his buried knights.
I have tried to say something but my husband shushes me and says it's not up to me, but I feel someone has to do something.