hush something up


hush something up
Syn:
keep secret, conceal, hide, suppress, cover up, keep quiet about, sweep under the carpet

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  • hush something up — hush (something) up to not let something become known. She could have died ten years ago, and the news was hushed up. They made a great effort to hush things up and maintain order …   New idioms dictionary

  • hush something up — ˌhush sthˈup derived to hide information about a situation because you do not want people to know about it • He claimed that the whole affair had been hushed up by the council. Main entry: ↑hushderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hush something up — tv. to keep something a secret; to try to stop a rumor from spreading. □ We just couldn’t hush it up. CD We wanted to hush up the story, but there was no way to do it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hush something up — suppress public mention of something. → hush …   English new terms dictionary

  • hush up — hush (something) up to not let something become known. She could have died ten years ago, and the news was hushed up. They made a great effort to hush things up and maintain order …   New idioms dictionary

  • hush up — verb 1. cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error Let s not whitewash the crimes of Stalin She tried to gloss over her mistakes • Syn: ↑whitewash, ↑gloss over, ↑sleek over • Derivationally related forms: ↑whitewash …   Useful english dictionary

  • hush money — noun a bribe paid to someone to insure that something is kept secret • Hypernyms: ↑bribe, ↑payoff * * * noun [noncount] : money paid so that someone will keep information secret : money that you pay someone to hush something up He s accused of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hush — 1. verb he tried to hush her Syn: silence, quieten (down), shush, gag, muzzle; informal shut up 2. noun a hush descended Syn: silence, quiet, stillness, peace, calm, tranquillity Ant …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • hush — verb 1》 make or become quiet. 2》 (hush something up) suppress public mention of something. noun a silence. Derivatives hushed adjective Origin C16: back form. from obs. husht silent , from an interjection husht quiet! …   English new terms dictionary

  • Something Blue — Infobox Television episode Title=Something Blue Series=Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season=4 Episode=9 Airdate=November 30 1999 Production=4ABB09 Writer=Tracey Forbes Director=Nick Marck Episode list=List of Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes… …   Wikipedia