Definition and Meanings for hush

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Hush is ranked 20,306 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of hush

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb, noun, adjective

Etymology of hush

oe. huschen, hussen, prob. of imitative origin; cf. lg. hussen to lull to sleep, g. husch quick, make haste, be silent

Meaning of hush


as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to still; to silence; to calm; to make quiet; to repress the noise or clamor of.
  • to appease; to allay; to calm; to soothe.

as intransitive verb

  • to become or to keep still or quiet; to become silent; -- esp. used in the imperative, as an exclamation; be still; be silent or quiet; make no noise.

as noun

  • stillness; silence; quiet.

as adjective

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