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psst

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interjection
  1. (used to attract someone's attention in an unobtrusive manner.)

Origin of psst

First recorded in 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for psst

Historical Examples

  • But Psst and Hush had not waited for orders, and in five minutes the man was caught.

    The Crimson Fairy Book

    Various

  • But at that moment, and beyond the curtain of the frigidarium, appeared the heads of the balneatores, and a low "Psst!"

    Quo Vadis

    Henryk Sienkiewicz


British Dictionary definitions for psst

psst

interjection
  1. an exclamation of beckoning, esp one made surreptitiously
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