HyperDic: clam_up

English > 1 sense of the expression clam up:
VERBcommunicationclam up, close up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mumrefuse to talk / talk or stop talking / talking
English > clam up: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningrefuse to talk / talk or stop talking / talking; fall silent.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsclose up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum
Oppositeopen uptalk / talk freely and without inhibition
Spanishcallarse, callar, silenciar
Catalancallar

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