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Meaning of hush

hush

Pronunciation: (hush), [key]
— interj.
  1. (used as a command to be silent or quiet.)
—v.i.
  1. to become or be silent or quiet: They hushed as the judge walked in.
—v.t.
  1. to make silent; silence.
  2. to suppress mention of; keep concealed (often fol. by up): They hushed up the scandal.
  3. to calm, quiet, or allay: to hush someone's fears.
—n.
  1. silence or quiet, esp. after noise.
  2. either of the sibilant sounds (sh) and (zh).
—adj.
  1. silent; quiet.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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