button it

button it

slang To stop talking. Often used as an imperative. Button it, sis—I don't need to hear your opinion on everything I do! Mr. Riley, if you don't button it, I'm going to send you to the principal.
See also: button

ˈbutton it!

(British English, spoken) used to tell somebody rudely to be quiet
See also: button
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Marion McMullen I'VE HAD FANS TRYING TO PUSH MY 'OFF' BUTTON It's man vs machines in the new series of Humans.
Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa |With a snow cave, mud rasul and an outdoor hot tub offering drinks at the push of a button it's easy to see why Thornton Hall Hotel & Spa has become one of the most popular destinations for spa-break lovers in the North West.
At the touch of a button it's blue, pink, green or white - talk about decorating with light!
At the press of a send button it's replaced.A Maybe the new payroll department is virtual.
JACKIE STEWART has warned Jenson Button it's time for action as he looks to break his Grand Prix duck.
Those who want their bar to bediscreet may favour the welldesigned Tour unit, whose remote controlled fascia opens and closes at the touch of a button It's egg shaped, and comes in a wenge, light oak or metallic silver finish.
Can any reader explain why when you get fluff in your belly button it's always a bluey-grey colour?" DAVE ATKINSON SAYS: "The news that P&O Cruises' MS Britannia will be here next summer, following visits from Cunard's three ocean Queens, shows that this city is once again doing what it's good at - promoting itself, looking after what it's got and developing what it's got.
"We waited to find out the baby's sex - it was a surprise, but we did kind of think we were having a boy because of a certain old wives' tale that says if the line on your tummy goes above your belly button it's meant to be a boy.
It's the virtual world where nothing is real At the touch of a button it's all in your hands for your desire Whatever you want on the worldwide web Everything at home on a mobile phone Text-us pain-bore masochist, derail a female by e-mail You think you have a friend, turns out to be a crook You don't know who it is on a two-face book You might be on the same page, but that would be a fluke So don't social network with a two-face book It's no joke when a Twitter takes a poke You can like us or fight me, seems the way to be Fleece you and flee, that's virtual reality Be careful on Facebook, you might find a crook They say they're a chef, yet can't even cook So don't take a chance with a two-face book