Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / shush
FEEDBACK

shush

See definition of shush on Dictionary.com

synonyms for shush

  • clam
  • dampen
  • deaden
  • dull
  • extinguish
  • gag
  • hush
  • lull
  • muffle
  • mute
  • muzzle
  • overawe
  • quash
  • quell
  • quiet
  • quieten
  • soft pedal
  • squelch
  • stifle
  • still
  • subdue
  • suppress
  • tongue-tie
  • choke off
  • clam up
  • close up
  • cool it
  • cut off
  • cut short
  • decrease the volume
  • dry up
  • dumb
  • dummy up
  • hold one's tongue
  • hush one's mouth
  • hush-hush
  • keep it down
  • pipe down
  • quiet down
  • say nothing
  • shut up
  • sit on
  • strike dumb

antonyms for shush

MOST RELEVANT
  • agitate
  • allow
  • disturb
  • encourage
  • help
  • irritate
  • let go
  • release
  • start
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING shush

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Yogurt To Take This Quiz On Ice Cream, Gelato, And Other Frozen Treats!
START THE QUIZ

How to use shush in a sentence

Eric noticed that people in the audience were shushing each other so as to avoid having the meeting shut down.
A 13-YEAR-OLD PUT THIS HOMOPHOBIC EX-VIRGINIA LAWMAKER TO SHAMEMICHAEL DALYJUNE 25, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Danson playfully shushes her—he’s meant to have only told one or two people but everyone seems to know.
LARRY DAVID AND THE GAME THEORY OF ANONYMOUS DONATIONS - FACTS SO ROMANTICBRIAN GALLAGHERDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
I listened, and sure enough I heard the shush, shush of something moving in the dead leaves and dry grass a little distance away.
THE WITCH DOCTOR AND OTHER RHODESIAN STUDIESFRANK WORTHINGTON
For once, Pelton didn't shush him; that was too close to his own attitude, at least in family-breakfast-table terminology.
NULL-ABCHENRY BEAM PIPER AND JOHN JOSEPH MCGUIRE
I was just about to say he could when again that shush, shush!
THE WITCH DOCTOR AND OTHER RHODESIAN STUDIESFRANK WORTHINGTON
The orderly stopped pushing his chair and the nurse rushed forward to shush them sternly, but it barely dampened the calls.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
Den he would pull me away—dis great, dark devil, mit his enormous paws shush as if I was a child.
THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING: ONE VOLUME EDITIONRUDYARD KIPLING
Being at a little distance from her, Bert had no chance to shush her outspoken comments.
BIG PILLRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
Navel tried to shush him, embarrassed, but he doggedly went on.
CONQUEST OVER TIMEMICHAEL SHAARA
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SHUSH

  • burke
  • choke
  • gag
  • muffle
  • mute
  • muzzle
  • quiet
  • quieten
  • shush
  • shut up
  • silence
  • stifle
  • still
  • stop
  • suppress
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.