S s


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sh]
    • /ʃ/
    • /ˈe.ˈseɪtʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sh]
    • /ʃ/

Definitions of sh word

  • interjection sh used to request silence 1
  • convention sh You can say 'Sh!' to tell someone to be quiet. 0
  • exclamation sh an exclamation to request silence or quiet 0
  • abbreviation SH St Helena 0
  • interjection sh used to urge or request silence 0
  • noun sh share(s) 0

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Origin of sh

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-50

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Sh


sh popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for sh

noun sh

  • hardiness — the capacity for enduring or sustaining hardship, privation, etc.; capability of surviving under unfavorable conditions.
  • healthfulness — conducive to health; wholesome or salutary: a healthful diet.
  • healthiness — possessing or enjoying good health or a sound and vigorous mentality: a healthy body; a healthy mind.
  • eupepsia — Good digestion.
  • lustiness — The property of having or experiencing lust, of being lusty.

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