[ pst ]
/ pst /
(used to attract someone's attention in an unobtrusive manner.)
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What does “barren” mean?
Origin of psst
First recorded in 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for psst
/ (pst) /
an exclamation of beckoning, esp one made surreptitiously
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