shut up

verb

Definition of shut up

transitive verb
:to cause (a person) to stop talking
intransitive verb
:to cease writing or speaking

Examples of shut up in a Sentence

  1. you have no right to tell the rest of us to shut up

  2. nothing I said would shut them up

First Known Use of shut up

1814

shut up Synonyms

Synonyms
belt up [British], clam up, dry up, dummy up, hush, pipe down, quiet (down), hold one's tongue (or hold one's peace)
Antonyms
speak, talk
Related Words
calm (down), cool (down), settle (down); haw, hem
Near Antonyms
pipe up, sound off, speak out, speak up, spout (off), talk up


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