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shut your gob
An imperative to be quiet or cease talking immediately. Can be rude, aggressive, or jocular depending on the context. Shut your gob, Bobby—no one asked for the opinion of a dork like you! A: "So, where do you think we can sell these stolen goods?" B: "Shut your gob! Don't you have enough sense not to talk about that in public?" Dave: "Wow, that Cadillac has seen better days. How much did you pay for that little gem?" Bill: "Ah, shut your gob, Dave. I think it looks just fine."
Shut your face/gob/mouth/trap!(very informal)
an impolite way of telling someone to stop talking 'That was a really stupid thing to do.' 'Oh, shut your trap!' 'Shut your face, will you? I'm trying to watch TV.'See close the door on, close eyes to, shut up shop
See also: shut
1. n. a blob or mass of something. Take that horrid gob of gum out of your mouth!
2. n. a large amount of something. (Often in the plural.) I need gobs of money to get through school.
3. n. the mouth. (Chiefly British.) Pop that in your gob and see if you like it!