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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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And he implied that if his son had suffered any emotional damage from this shushing, she might very well find herself being sued--right down to her Dewey Decimal System.
We don't go for that in our profession," Peterson said of shushing patrons.
Shushing unwanted messages could also provide medical researchers with a means to rid cells of proteins that cause diseases.
His shushing signals to some exceedingly precious Liverpool fans eventually got Jose a seat indoors but he later emerged - looking no happier - to receive his due, a cup winner's medal as manager of a Chelsea team that took far too long to impose their greater ability on Liverpool.
Since I've recently been woken up by 2am fireworks, an early hours game of football in the street outside and raucous students wending their way home around 4am loudly jeering and shouting, I doubt whether lollipops or shushing posters are going to have any effect whatsoever.
While checking out the "work" in the garden, James and I get into a little spat because I resent him for shushing me as I make "inappropriate" (read: clearly audible) comments.
They're talking and talking, and everyone around them is shushing them and shushing them.
Listening to Kenny Mohammed, an amazing hip-hop vocal stylist who does "beat-box" vocals, you hear how his breath-beats correlate with soft taps shushing on the floor.
The target of this shushing was Mark Sagoff, a philosopher from the University of Maryland who has worked with Maryland's Sea Grant program to determine how the Chesapeake Bay's unique ecology defines a sense of place.
The Baby Shusher app uses an ancient but doctor-tested and approved shushing technique to help soothe crying, colicky or generally unsettled babies.
We've mixed feelings about Glen Hansard, or at least the fawning, shushing fans who hang on his every word and ruin otherwise splendid shows, but it's hard not to fall under his spell.
Since then, NASA has undertaken several studies with supersonic flights with the objective of shushing supersonic booms.