put that in your pipe and smoke it


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put that in your pipe and smoke it

Take that decisive information or outcome and live with it! I pay your wages, and I'll say whether you can go on your break or not, so put that in your pipe and smoke it. Ha! I told you my team would win. Put that in your pipe and smoke it!
See also: and, pipe, put, smoke, that
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Put that in your pipe and smoke it!

Fig. Inf. See how you like that!; It is final, and you have to live with it. Well, I'm not going to do what you want, so put that in your pipe and smoke it! I'm sick of you, and I'm leaving. Put that in your pipe and smoke it!
See also: and, pipe, put, smoke, that
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

put that in your pipe and smoke it

Take that information and give it some thought, as in I'm quitting at the end of the week-put that in your pipe and smoke it. This term alludes to the thoughtful appearance of many pipe smokers. [Colloquial; early 1800s]
See also: and, pipe, put, smoke, that
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

put that in your pipe and smoke it

You say put that in your pipe and smoke it to tell someone that they must accept what you have said, even if they do not like it. As for rules, the only person who makes rules in this house is me. So she can put that in her pipe and smoke it.
See also: and, pipe, put, smoke, that
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

put that in your pipe and smoke it

used to indicate that someone should accept what has been said, even if it is unwelcome. informal
1947 W. Somerset Maugham Creatures of Circumstance I'm engaged to her, so put that in your pipe and smoke it.
See also: and, pipe, put, smoke, that
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put ˈthat in your pipe and smoke it

(informal) used after telling somebody an unpleasant fact or truth, to say that they should accept it: I’m not giving you any more money to spend on that car. So put that in your pipe and smoke it!
See also: and, pipe, put, smoke, that
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Put that in your pipe and smoke it!

exclam. Take that!; See how you like that! You are the one who made the error, and we all know it. Put that in your pipe and smoke it!
See also: and, pipe, put, smoke, that
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

put that in your pipe and smoke it

Take that and think about it; digest that if you can. This term alludes to the frequent appearance of pipe smokers as thoughtful and/or contemplative. The term has been current since the early nineteenth century. R. H. Barham used it in The Lay of St. Odille (1840): “For this you’ve my word, and I never yet broke it. So put that in your pipe, my Lord Otto, and smoke it.”
See also: and, pipe, put, smoke, that
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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