keep one's mouth shut


Definition of keep one's mouth shut

1 : to not say anything When he starts talking about politics, I just keep my mouth shut.
2 : to not talk about something (such as a secret) She told me to keep my mouth shut about the news. I never tell him anything important because he doesn't know how to keep his mouth shut.

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“Keep one's mouth shut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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