shut your gob

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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."
See also: gob, shut
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It's lucky Whoopi was too polite to tell him to shut his gob.
I have great respect for Alan Curbishley as a gaffer, but I would have had more if he'd told Parker to shut his gob - he wasn't going anywhere.