hush up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb
present tense
I/you/we/theyhush up
he/she/ithushes up
present participlehushing up
past tensehushed up
past participlehushed up
  1. 1
    [transitive] if someone in authority hushes something up, they try to prevent people knowing about it
  2. 2
    [intransitive] spoken used for telling someone to be quiet
See also main entry: hush