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chill pill

noun
1.
something that has a calming or relaxing effect.
Idioms
2.
take a chill pill, (often used imperatively) to calm down; relax:
Stop shouting! Take a chill pill!
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British Dictionary definitions for take a chill pill

chill pill

noun
1.
(informal) an imaginary medicinal pill with a calming, relaxing effect: take a chill pill
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Contemporary definitions for take a chill pill
noun

something calming, relaxing, or reducing stress

Word Origin

1980-85

Usage Note

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Slang definitions & phrases for take a chill pill

take a break

verb phrase

To rest or cease temporarily from working; Caulk Off, knock off: Why don't you guys take a break while I figure this out? (1940s+)


chill pill

noun phrase

A tranquilizer: They seem to have taken a chill pill musically, but the lyrics are as biting as ever (1990s+)


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