shut up

verb

Definition of shut up

  • transitive verb
    1. :  to cause (a person) to stop talking

    2. intransitive verb
    3. :  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>

    1814

    First Known Use of shut up

    1814



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