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(used to attract someone's attention in an unobtrusive manner.)
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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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