dry up


dry up

verb

Definition of DRY UP

to stop talking <sick of her constant complaining, he angrily told her to dry up>
Synonyms belt up [British], clam up, dry up, dummy up, hush, pipe down, quiet (down)
Related Words calm (down), cool (down), settle (down); haw, hem
Near Antonyms pipe up, sound off, speak out, speak up, spout (off), talk up
Antonyms speak, talk

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