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or P.S.T., p.s.t.

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  1. Pacific Standard Time.


or pst

  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 pst

Historical Examples

  • It did me good to say all that out to a real gentleman, and—pst!

    The Queen's Scarlet

    George Manville Fenn

  • We were just about to walk out from among the trees, when my companion, with a sudden, "Pst!"

  • An' that, Miss Dorothy, is why I was a-wavin' at him an' sayin' "pst" to him.

  • The two tradesmen immediately made their escape, but a low "Pst!"

British Dictionary definitions for pst


abbreviation for (in the US and Canada)
  1. Pacific Standard Time


  1. an exclamation of beckoning, esp one made surreptitiously
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