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Definition of "shushing" [shushing]

  • Present participle of shush. (verb)
  • The act of making a shush sound to silence somebody. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shushing" in a sentence
  • "RICHARD: I think the only response to matronly shushing is to be equally rude, to shush back, so to speak."
  • "Don't you just love the sound of beads enticingly covering a doorway "shushing" as you sashay past ... like entering into a new world where only that sound exists for a moment ...."
  • "And this can sometimes mean "shushing" the external voices so that we can actually hear our own (the inner one)."