keep/stay mum

Definition of keep/stay mum

informal

  1. :  to not tell anyone (about something) She told him to keep/stay mum about the project.

Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. :  to take notice of by appropriate conduct :  fulfill: such as

    :  to be faithful to

    :  to act fittingly in relation to

  1. :  custody, charge

    :  maintenance

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

stayplay
  1. :  a large strong rope usually of wire used to support a mast

    :  guy

  1. :  to secure upright with or as if with stays

    :  to incline (a mast) forward, aft, or to one side by the stays

    :  to go about :  tack

  1. :  to stop going forward :  pause

    :  to stop doing something :  cease

    :  to continue in a place or condition :  remain

  1. :  the action of halting :  the state of being stopped

    :  a stopping or suspension of procedure or execution by judicial or executive order

    :  self-control, moderation

  1. :  one that serves as a prop :  support

    :  a thin firm strip (as of plastic) used for stiffening a garment or part (as a shirt collar)

  1. :  to provide physical or moral support for :  sustain

    :  to fix on something as a foundation

  1. :  silent

  1. :  to perform in a pantomime

    :  to go about merrymaking in disguise during festivals

  1. :  a strong ale or beer

  1. : chiefly British spelling ofmom

  1. :  chrysanthemum


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