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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.
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.
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?
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