highly secret or confidential:
a hush-hush political investigation.
(informal) (esp of official work, documents, etc) secret; confidential
Very secret; classified: a hush-hush border meeting
: Why all the hush-hush about Walden? (1916+)
- Hu Shih
[hoo shœ] /ˈhu ˈʃœ/ noun 1. 1891–1962, Chinese scholar and diplomat.
[huhsh] /hʌʃ/ interjection 1. (used as a command to be silent or quiet.) verb (used without object) 2. to become or be silent or quiet: They hushed as the judge walked in. verb (used with object) 3. to make silent; silence. 4. to suppress mention of; keep concealed (often followed by up): They hushed up […]
noun 1. a bribe to keep someone silent about something, especially to keep the receiver from exposing a scandal. noun 1. (slang) money given to a person, such as an accomplice, to ensure that something is kept secret noun phrase Money paid to ensure silence: You can’t give ”hush money” to someone who’s already talked […]
noun, Chiefly Southern U.S. 1. a small, unsweetened cake or ball of cornmeal dough fried in deep fat.