shh

[ sh ]
/ ʃ /

interjection

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decorum

Definition for shh (2 of 2)

sh

or shh

[ sh ]
/ ʃ /

interjection

(used to urge silence.)

Origin of sh

First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for shh (1 of 2)

sh1
/ (spelling pron ʃʃʃ) /

interjection

an exclamation to request silence or quiet

British Dictionary definitions for shh (2 of 2)

sh2

the internet domain name for

St Helena
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Medical definitions for shh

SH

abbr.

serum hepatitis
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