least said, soonest mended


Also found in: Acronyms.

least said, soonest mended

BRITISH, OLD-FASHIONED
If someone says least said, soonest mended, they mean that it is best not to say too much about something bad that has happened. I didn't mention the matter again. Least said, soonest mended is what I always say.
See also: least, mende, soon
Full browser ?