put a sock in it
rude slang Stop talking! Oh, put a sock in it! No one wants to hear your complaints anymore.
put a sock in it BRITISH, OLD-FASHIONED
If you tell someone to put a sock in it, you are rudely telling them to stop talking. Put a sock in it, all of you. I'm trying to watch TV.
put a sock in it stop talking. British informal
put a ˈsock in it (old-fashioned, British English, informal) be quiet; stop talking or making a noise: Put a sock in it, will you? I’m on the phone.This expression may refer to early gramophones, which had no volume controls. To play records more quietly, people used to put a sock into the trumpet.