- Whisht is defined as a Scottish and Irish expression used to tell someone to be quiet.
An example of whisht is what an Irish woman would tell her husband who's being very loud late at night.
whisht definition by Webster's New World
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transitive verb, noun, interjection
Chiefly Scot., Chiefly Irish hush
whisht definition by American Heritage Dictionary
interjection Chiefly Scots and Irish
Used to urge silence.