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psst

Syllabification: psst

Definition of psst in English:

exclamation

Used to attract someone’s attention surreptitiously: Psst! Want to know a secret?
More example sentences
  • Well, Dave puts on a baseball cap and hides in the cellar and goes, psst!
  • ‘Hey, psst,’ he asks in a stage whisper, ‘whoever's in charge here, the scenery, where's the scenery?’
  • Psst come closer; I've got a secret.

Origin

1920s: imitative.

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into Spanish
Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: ˌprēˈpōtnt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence