Definitions for shut up

Definitions for (verb) shut up

Main entry: hush, hush up, still, shut up, silence, quieten

Definition: cause to be quiet or not talk

Usage: Please silence the children in the church!

Main entry: keep mum, dummy up, belt up, be quiet, shut up, clam up, close up, button up

Definition: refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent

Usage: The children shut up when their father approached

Main entry: shut away, shut up, lock, lock away, lock in, lock up, put away

Definition: place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape

Usage: The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend; She locked her jewels in the safe

Definitions for (adj) shut up

Main entry: shut up, pent

Definition: closely confined

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