keep one's trap shut

keep one's trap shut
keep one's mouth closed, be quiet, shut up

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  • shut — v 1. close, close up, close off, seal, seal up, seal off, occlude, obturate; lock, padlock, bolt, latch. 2. block, obstruct, occlude, barricade, blockade, stand in the way; stop, stay, arrest; clog, choke, congest, jam; impede, hinder, get in the …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • trap — trap1 [træp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for animals)¦ 2¦(clever trick)¦ 3¦(bad situation)¦ 4 fall into/avoid the trap of doing something 5 keep your trap shut 6 shut your trap! 7¦(vehicle)¦ 8¦(sport)¦ 9¦(dog race)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trap — 1 noun (C) 1 FOR ANIMALS a piece of equipment for catching animals: a mouse caught in a trap | set a trap (=prepare it) see also: mousetrap 2 BAD SITUATION an unpleasant or difficult situation that is difficult to escape from: Amanda felt that… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • trap — trap1 traplike, adj. /trap/, n., v., trapped, trapping. n. 1. a contrivance used for catching game or other animals, as a mechanical device that springs shut suddenly. 2. any device, stratagem, trick, or the like for catching a person unawares. 3 …   Universalium

  • shut up — 1) informal will you please shut up so we can hear the movie? Syn: be quiet, keep quiet, hold one s tongue, keep one s lips sealed; stop talking, quiet (down); informal keep mum, button it, hush up, shut it, shut your face/mouth/trap, put a sock… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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  • shut — shut1 W2S1 [ʃʌt] v past tense and past participle shut present participle shutting [: Old English; Origin: scyttan] 1.) [I and T] to close something, or to become closed ▪ Shut the window, Ellen! ▪ I heard his bedroom door shut. ▪ She lay down on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shut — v. (shutting; past and past part. shut) 1 tr. a move (a door, window, lid, lips, etc.) into position so as to block an aperture (shut the lid). b close or seal (a room, window, box, eye, mouth, etc.) by moving a door etc. (shut the box). 2 intr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lip — n 1.Usu. lips labia, mouth. 2.Slang. impudence, insolence, sauciness, Inf. sauce, Inf. sassiness, Inf. back talk, Dial. sass, Inf. cheek, Sl. mouth, Sl. mouthing off, Sl. smarting off; discourtesy, rudeness, incivility, impertinence, flippancy,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • mouth — 1. noun 1) open your mouth Syn: lips, jaws; maw, muzzle; informal trap, chops, kisser, puss 2) the mouth of the cave Syn: entrance, opening, entry, way in, access …   Thesaurus of popular words

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