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put a lid on something

Slang definitions & phrases for put a lid on something

put a lid on someone

verb phrase

To suppress; quiet; quell: Putting a Lid on The Kid (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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