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keep (one's) lips sealed

To not say anything (about something); to keep (something) a secret. Please keep your lips sealed about our engagement, we aren't ready to tell everybody just yet.
See also: keep, lip, seal

kip down

slang To sleep or prepare to sleep, especially someplace other than one's own bed or home. Primarily heard in UK. I couldn't afford a hotel, so I just kipped down in my car for the night. He's been kipping down in the spare room ever since their argument.
See also: down, kip

kipe (something)

slang To steal something in a furtive or surreptitious manner. Possibly an informal combination of "cop" and "swipe," both meaning the same. Apparently, the city has a big problem with young kids going around kiping tourists' wallets. I kiped a few beers from my dad's fridge and took them to the party.
See also: kipe
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in. to sleep. He’s upstairs kipping. Can he call you back?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Kip said: "They had a complex relationship but it was based on mutual respect."
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A proud fifth generation Canadian, Kip loved the army from his earliest remembrance.
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This first drop gives you enough momentum to start the kip with a little assistance.
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Kip's prominence during the Second World War tends to eclipse consideration of his experiences as a young soldier during the First.
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