follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

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.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for put

5
7
Scrabble Words With Friends