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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

Shut your mouth!

See also: shut
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
"The defendant then held his arms out sideways and chanted: 'Fergie, Fergie shut your mouth'.
Pietersen told Iqbal: "Shut your mouth. Get yourself to 100 first then you can open your mouth and say something.
WATCHING World Shut Your Mouth is a bit like tuning into Top of the Pops 2, circa 1981.
WWE Smackdown: Shut Your Mouth! (THQ) For Sony PlayStation2 Price: pounds 39.99, out now
WWE Smackdown: Shut Your Mouth! (THQ) PlayStation2, pounds 39.99.
After scoring the equaliser in the 1-1 draw with England, Nasri ran to the touchline and shouted, "Shut your mouth" in French.
I have a lot of respect for Liverpool fans and what I did, the sign of silence - 'shut your mouth' - was not for them, it was for the English press" - Mourinho defends putting a finger to his lips during the 2005 Carling Cup final against Liverpool, an action which resulted in him being sent to the stands.
I did not know it was you." The attacker then chanted: "Fergie, Fergie, shut your mouth."
Before finishing with a resounding World Shut Your Mouth, he plays Robert Mitchum, a touching ditty, telling the great actor that he loves him.
The star of Trigger Happy TV and new BBC1 Friday night show World Shut Your Mouth regularly holidays in Oban where his wife Stacey's family belong.
It's full of trademark Garbage noise pop from Opener Shut Your Mouth, which would be a comfortable bed fellow to Stupid Girl or Untouchable, a track that deals with alienation.
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."
While Sir Alex was doubled up in pain, Reynolds chanted: "Fergie, Fergie, shut your mouth." He then headbutted and racially abused PCSO Peace Toluwa in last month's incident, South-wark crown court heard.
With Sir Alex doubled up in pain, he chanted: "Fergie, Fergie, shut your mouth."