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psst

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[pst] /pst/
interjection
1.
(used to attract someone's attention in an unobtrusive manner.)
Origin of psst
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • But psst and Hush had not waited for orders, and in five minutes the man was caught.

  • But at that moment, and beyond the curtain of the frigidarium, appeared the heads of the balneatores, and a low "psst!"

    Quo Vadis Henryk Sienkiewicz
British Dictionary definitions for psst

psst

/pst/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of beckoning, esp one made surreptitiously
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