dummy up

dummied up; dummying up; dummies up

Definition of dummy up

intransitive verb

: to say nothing : clam up

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Synonyms & Antonyms for dummy up


belt up [British], clam up, dry up, hush, pipe down, quiet (down), shut up


speak, talk

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Examples of dummy up in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of dummy up

1926, in the meaning defined above

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to spread over or through

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