Origin of shush
OTHER WORDS FROM shushshusher, noun
Words nearby shush
How to use shush in a sentence
Eric noticed that people in the audience were shushing each other so as to avoid having the meeting shut down.A 13-Year-Old Put This Homophobic Ex-Virginia Lawmaker to Shame|Michael Daly|June 25, 2021|The Daily Beast
Danson playfully shushes her—he’s meant to have only told one or two people but everyone seems to know.Larry David and the Game Theory of Anonymous Donations - Facts So Romantic|Brian Gallagher|December 16, 2020|Nautilus
Naomi gripped the bar, glancing back and forth between her hands and making “shush” noises to focus.Sandy Koufax 2.0|Zachary Fenster|July 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When Barack Obama tried to shush "loose talk of war," he got as much traction as a vicar giving a sermon during a soccer riot.Please Shut Up|Gershom Gorenberg|March 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I listened, and sure enough I heard the shush, shush of something moving in the dead leaves and dry grass a little distance away.
For once, Pelton didn't shush him; that was too close to his own attitude, at least in family-breakfast-table terminology.Null-ABC|Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
I was just about to say he could when again that shush, shush!
The orderly stopped pushing his chair and the nurse rushed forward to shush them sternly, but it barely dampened the calls.Makers|Cory Doctorow
Den he would pull me away—dis great, dark devil, mit his enormous paws shush as if I was a child.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition|Rudyard Kipling