hush - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participlehushing
past tensehushed
past participlehushed
  1. 1
    [intransitive] [always in imperative] spoken used for telling someone to be quiet

    Hush! You’ll wake the baby!

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to stop talking, crying, or making a noise, or to make someone do this

    She was gently hushing the baby.

    They’ll hush if you tell them a story.

phrasal verbs