shut up


shut up

verb

Definition of SHUT UP

1
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
2
to stop the noise or speech of <nothing I said would shut them up>
Near Antonyms agitate, stir

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