to zip your lip meaning?

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What's the meaning of "to zip your lip" idiom? Please give me some examples!

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Idiom Scenario 2:

Several boys and girls are busy talking and joking in their school library.  The librarian approaches the children and tells them that they are in a library and that they must be quiet so that they do not disturb the other students.  The boys and girls continue to talk rather loudly.  Finally, the librarian tells the boys and girls to...
zip their lips.

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Idiom Conjugations:

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Idiom Usage:

This idiom is informal.
Alternate form and imperative form:
"Zip it"  (where it is implied to be your lips and zip is to zipper)
Similar to:
mum's the word
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Zipping your lip can be difficult for a person who likes to talk a lot.
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Idiom Definition:

"to zip your lip"
to stop talking
button, clam, close-lipped, closed-mouth, hidden, hush-hush, private, reticent, secret, secretive, silent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative, unforthcoming, zip
This man has literally zipped his lips. - - - - ->  a blond man wearing a shirt, tie and jacket has his lips zippered together.

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Idiom Scenario 1:

Pamela and her husband Henry are sitting in their kitchen one morning discussing what they will buy their son, Aaron, for his upcoming birthday.  Of course, they want the birthday gift to be a surprise.  During the discussion, Pamela sees Aaron trying to sneak up as quiet as a cat.  Aaron wants to overhear his parents conversation and discover what his present will be but Pamela tells Henry to...
"Zip it!"


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