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Shut your face!

An imperative to be quiet or stop talking immediately. Can be rude, aggressive, or jocular depending on the context. Shut your face, 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 face! Don't you have enough sense not to talk about that in public?" A: "Wow, that Cadillac has seen better days. How much did you pay for that little gem?" B: "Ah, shut your face. I think it looks just fine."
See also: shut

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?" A: "Wow, that Cadillac has seen better days. How much did you pay for that little gem?" B: "Ah, shut your gob, Dave. I think it looks just fine."
See also: gob, shut

shut your mouth

Be quiet or cease talking immediately. Can be rude, aggressive, or jocular depending on the context. Shut your mouth, 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 mouth! Don't you have enough sense not to talk about that in public?" A: "Wow, that Cadillac has seen better days. How much did you pay for that little gem?" B: "Ah, shut your mouth, Dave. I think it looks just fine."
See also: mouth, shut

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?" A: "Wow, that Cadillac has seen better days. How much did you pay for that little gem?" B: "Ah, shut your trap, Dave. I think it looks just fine."
See also: shut, trap

shut your trap

be silent; stop talking. informal
See also: shut, trap

shut your ˈmouth/ˈtrap/ˈface/ˈgob!

(also keep your ˈmouth/ˈtrap shut) (slang) a rude way of telling somebody to be quiet or stop talking: ‘Shut your face’, Roger said, ‘or I’ll kick you out.’Why can’t you learn to keep your big mouth shut?
Trap and gob are slang words for ‘mouth’.
See also: face, mouth, shut, trap

Shut your face!

and Shut your mouth! and Shut your trap!
exclam. Shut up!; Be quiet! Oh, shut your face! I’ve heard enough. Shut your trap! All you do is talk.
See also: shut

Shut your mouth!

verb
See also: shut

Shut your trap!

verb
See also: shut
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First, he told her to "shut your face" when she asked if she could come round to his house.
But when you do it to someone else it's game ball so shut your face."
But as Alex would say: "Shut your face You know nothing - and you're all against me anyway."
After grabbing the equaliser for France in the Group D opener he put a finger to his lips and then said "shut your face" while pointing to the press box.
She'll either say "shut your face" and laugh it off or admit that she feels the same way.
This unvarnished portrait of Kerry's home life - especially one scene where she tells her daughter, "shut your face before I knock you out," - will no doubt horrify Kerry's new agent Claire Powell, who has masterminded Kerry's recent return to glossy magazine cover girl.
At one stage, she is said to scream at eight-year-old daughter Molly: "Shut your face or I'll knock you out."
While "Shut your face, you potato-headed lard-arse," would of course be perfectly suitable, whether it was Ian Hislop or Paul Merton who manages to get the first dig in, I fear she'll have to come up with something altogether snappier to stand any real chance against these two.