shush (third-person singular simple present shushes, present participle shushing, simple past and past participle shushed)
- (onomatopoeia, intransitive) To be quiet; to keep quiet.
He wouldn't shush so I kicked him.
Shush, my parents are back!
- (onomatopoeia, transitive or intransitive) To ask someone to be quiet, especially by saying shh.
- The boy in front of us was making too much noise, so we shushed him.
2017 July 23, Brandon Nowalk, “The great game begins with a bang on Game Of Thrones (newbies)”, in The Onion AV Club:
The sequence where Sam carves off Jorah’s infected tissue in secret, stopping every few moments to shush his patient, is presented as comic relief why? Jorah reels back into a diagonal close-up whimpering like a dog. Yellow pus oozes to get those good gross-out laughs. Is the substance of this operation funny to anyone on its face?