from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive, informal To become quiet; to cease making sounds.
  • verb transitive To keep secret, to prevent from becoming known.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb cause to be quiet or not talk
  • verb cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.