pipe down

verb

Definition of pipe down

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to stop talking or making noise

Examples of pipe down in a Sentence

  1. if you don't pipe down, we're turning this car around and going straight home!

  2. Pipe down or I'll cancel recess! the teacher commanded

Origin and Etymology of pipe down

2pipe



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