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Pipe down   /paɪp daʊn/   Listen
Pipe down

verb
1.
Become quiet or quieter.  Synonyms: hush, quiesce, quiet, quiet down, quieten.






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"Pipe down" Quotes from Famous Books



... care to pipe down, just then. This was the first time they had ever seen a gale at sea, and there was something grand and sublime in the heaving ocean, and the wild winds that danced madly over the white-crested waves. It was ...
— Outward Bound - Or, Young America Afloat • Oliver Optic

... squadrons at once. Under such circumstances, every precaution was required, and though unwilling to interfere with the men's rest, yet, to prevent surprise, he thought it necessary to keep them at quarters all night, and pipe down the hammocks ...
— The Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth • Edward Osler

... uncle; "you want to pipe down now, do you? But that won't do. Off you go! and mind you don't set foot in Pompadour Hall," Mr. Meeson's seat, "unless it is to get ...
— Mr. Meeson's Will • H. Rider Haggard

... so many mossbacks throwing brickbats? What does it matter if some of the stories are not on the scientific chalk line? A very wise man once said that "Variety is the spice of life," so why not take a hint, some of you would-be brickbat pitchers, and pipe down? ...
— Astounding Stories, May, 1931 • Various



Words linked to "Pipe down" :   quiesce, hush up, louden, quieten, hush, shut up, quiet down, still, change intensity, silence



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