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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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Completely undone, I put War and Peace back--in the Women's Health section--and left, quite shaken, but I was certain of one thing: When you're in the library and people are talking loudly and the librarian doesn't shush them, but shushes you for shushing them, we're in real trouble.
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.
Sea mist before, beside, behind, water shushing, like something being torn, a blindman's cane tapping on the deck.
The Baby Shusher app uses an ancient but doctor-tested and approved shushing technique to help soothe crying, colicky or generally unsettled babies.
Reed, the USA's top scorer in Scotland, not only enjoys playing on this side of the Atlantic, he also showed his fiery side by cheekily shushing the Ryder Cup crowd (below) during his singles win over Henrik Stenson.
Since then, NASA has undertaken several studies with supersonic flights with the objective of shushing supersonic booms.