shut your mouth


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

shut your mouth

Be quiet or cease talking immediately. Can be rude, aggressive, or jocular depending on the context. Shut your mouth, 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 mouth! 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 mouth, Dave. I think it looks just fine."
See also: mouth, shut

shut your ˈmouth/ˈtrap/ˈface/ˈgob!

(also keep your ˈmouth/ˈtrap shut) (slang) a rude way of telling somebody to be quiet or stop talking: ‘Shut your face’, Roger said, ‘or I’ll kick you out.’Why can’t you learn to keep your big mouth shut?
Trap and gob are slang words for ‘mouth’.
See also: face, mouth, shut, trap
References in periodicals archive ?
It's one reason why I'm ashamed that World Shut Your Mouth didn't go there.
While Trigger Happy TV was made for Channel 4, he's now jumped ship to BBC1 for World Shut Your Mouth, which has a prime-time Friday night slot.
World Shut Your Mouth is doing well in the ratings, so if America come knocking again, I'll be up for it.
His most recent triumph was the World Shut Your Mouth LP, the title track of which is still a floor filler in any club that doesn't pride itself on designer labels.
While Sir Alex was doubled up in pain, Reynolds chanted: "Fergie, Fergie, shut your mouth.
With Sir Alex doubled up in pain, he chanted: "Fergie, Fergie, shut your mouth.
Shut your mouths, lads, and do your talking and boasting on the pitch.