pipe down

piped down; piping down; pipes down

Definition of pipe down

intransitive verb

: to stop talking or making noise

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Synonyms & Antonyms for pipe down


calm (down), chill out [slang], cool, hush, quiet, settle (down)


act up, carry on, cut up

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Examples of pipe down in a Sentence

if you don't pipe down, we're turning this car around and going straight home! Pipe down or I'll cancel recess!” the teacher commanded

First Known Use of pipe down

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pipe down

pipe entry 2

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The first known use of pipe down was in 1876

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