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Definition of put up or shut up.

put up or shut up.

interjection

  • stop talking and act.
    You keep saying you're gonna quit your job and find something better. Put up or shut up, man.

    Last edited on Apr 21 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 14 2009.

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