shut your trap

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shut your trap

An imperative to be quiet or cease talking immediately. Can be rude, aggressive, or jocular depending on the context. Shut your trap, 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 trap! 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 trap, Dave. I think it looks just fine."
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To get Alex Jones to shut her trap for the rest of the show, just dial this number.
That's not to say there aren't one or two giggles along the way: Conan's flagrant sexism toward novitiate Tamara (Rachel Nichols) as he tells her to shut her trap, some incredibly farcical scenes of torture and slaughter (including one poor fellow getting his nose lopped off before having his new orifice poked until he wets himself), and enough breast-jiggling and soft-core slap 'n' tickle to keep a 13-year-old boy contented for a month.