keep one's trap shut

Definition of keep one's trap shut

slang

  1. :  to not talk about something that someone doesn't want known Can he be trusted to keep his trap shut?

Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. :  to retain in one's possession or power

    :  to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

    :  to have in control

  1. :  the means or provisions by which one is kept

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

    :  fortress, castle

trapplay
  1. :  a device for taking game or other animals

    :  one that holds by springing shut suddenly

    :  something by which one is caught or stopped unawares

  1. :  to catch or take in or as if in a trap :  entrap

    :  to place in a restricted position :  confine

    :  to provide or set (a place) with traps

  1. :  to adorn with or as if with trappings

  1. :  traprock

shutplay
  1. :  to move into position to close an opening

    :  to prevent entrance to or passage to or from

    :  to confine by or as if by enclosure

  1. :  closed, fastened, or folded together

    :  rid, clear, free

  1. :  the act of shutting


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