dummy up

verb

Definition of dummy up

intransitive verb
: to say nothing : clam up

Examples of dummy up in a Sentence

  1. all of a sudden the suspect just dummied up and demanded the presence of an attorney

First Known Use of dummy up

1926

dummy up Synonyms

Synonyms
belt up [British], clam up, dry up, shut up, hush, pipe down, quiet (down)
Antonyms
speak, talk
Related Words
calm (down), cool (down), settle (down); haw, hem
Near Antonyms
pipe up, sound off, speak out, speak up, spout (off), talk up


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