shut your yap

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shut your yap

An imperative to be quiet or cease talking immediately. Can be rude, aggressive, or jocular depending on the context. Shut your yap, Bobby—no one asked for the opinion of a dork like you! A: "So, where do you think we can sell these stolen goods?" B: "Shut your yap! Don't you have enough sense not to talk about that in public?" A: "Wow, that Cadillac has seen better days. How much did you pay for that little gem?" B: "Ah, shut your yap, Dave. I think it looks just fine."
See also: shut, yap
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Maybe Brown had a right to be upset that Dries Mertens only saw yellow for whacking him - but he couldn't shut his yap until he'd been booked.