button it

Definition of button it

informal + impolite
used to tell someone to stop talking
  • She angrily told him to button it.

Word by Word Definitions

button play
  1. : a small knob or disk secured to an article (as of clothing) and used as a fastener by passing it through a buttonhole or loop

  2. : a usually circular metal or plastic badge bearing a stamped design or printed slogan

  3. : something that resembles a button: such as

  1. : to furnish or decorate with buttons

  2. : to pass (a button) through a buttonhole or loop

  3. : to close or fasten with buttons


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