Meaning of “shush” in the English Dictionary

"shush" in British English

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shushexclamation

uk /ʃʊʃ/ us /ʃʊʃ/ informal

shushverb [ I or T ]

uk /ʃʊʃ/ us /ʃʊʃ/ informal

to (cause to) stop talking or making a noise:

I wish you kids would shush and let me read the paper in peace.
He tried to shush the children.

(Definition of “shush” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shush" in American English

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shushexclamation

us /ʃʌʃ, ʃʊʃ/ infml

used to tell someone to be quiet:

Shush! You’re too loud.
shush
verb [ T ] us /ʃʌʃ, ʃʊʃ/

infml

Marge put a finger to her lips to shush us.

(Definition of “shush” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)