mum's the word

Definition of mum's the word

informal

  1. —used to say that some information is being kept secret or should be kept secret We want her birthday party to be a surprise, so mum's the word.

Word by Word Definitions

  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

wordplay
  1. :  something that is said

    :  talk, discourse

    :  the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. :  speak

    :  to express in words :  phrase


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