simmer down

verb
simmered down; simmering down; simmers down

Definition of simmer down

intransitive verb

1 : to become calm or peaceful
2 : to become reduced by or as if by simmering

First Known Use of simmer down

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Simmer down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/simmer%20down. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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