HyperDic: shut_one[s_mouth

English > 1 sense of the expression shut one's mouth:
VERBcommunicationshut one's mouth, keep quiet, keep one's mouth shutrefrain from divulging sensitive information
English > shut one's mouth: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningRefrain from divulging sensitive information; keep quiet about confidential information.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymskeep quiet, keep one's mouth shut
Oppositespill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab outdivulge confidential information or secrets

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