zip it

idiom

US, informal
: to stop talking immediately
She angrily told him to zip it.

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“Zip it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zip%20it. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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