follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

shh

[sh] /ʃ/
interjection
1.
sh.

sh

or shh

[sh] /ʃ/
interjection
1.
(used to urge silence.)
Origin of sh
1840-1850
1840-50
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for shh
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • He asked servants as they went to and fro about shh Manrs family and whether he had a daughter.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • He remounted and rode off; it may have been shh Beg himself.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • The irs and in particular the followers of Khusrau shh engaged themselves unceasingly with wine and fornication.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Its interest lies in its outlook on Bburs dealings with shh Isml.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • When I had seen them, we all mounted and went to shh Begms presence.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • shh, listen; I hear something now,” one of the scouts said.

    Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • shh, no one has seen it but Harry Domicile; he agrees with me that it has to do with a dark plot.

    Roy Blakeley's Motor Caravan Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Mamd Mrz died, Khusrau shh kept the event concealed and laid a long hand on the treasure.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
British Dictionary definitions for shh

sh1

/spelling pron ʃʃʃ/
interjection
1.
an exclamation to request silence or quiet

sh2

abbreviation
1.
St Helena
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for shh

sh

interj.

exclamation used to urge or request silence, 1847. The gesture of putting a finger to the lips to express silence is attested from Roman times. As a transitive verb from 1887; intransitive from 1925.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
shh in Medicine

SH abbr.
serum hepatitis

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for shh

SHH

speech/hearing handicapped

sh

Serbo-Croatian

SH

1.
sacrifice hit
2.
social history
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for shh

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for shh

9
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for shh