shut up

shut up


Definition of SHUT UP

to stop talking <you have no right to tell the rest of us to shut 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
Phrases hold one's tongue (or hold one's peace)
Near Antonyms pipe up, sound off, speak out, speak up, spout (off), talk up
Antonyms speak, talk
to stop the noise or speech of <nothing I said would shut them up>
Near Antonyms agitate, stir

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