simmer down[ sim-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF simmer down
Synonyms for simmer down
- all joking aside
- cool it
- cut the comedy
- for real
- in all conscience
- in all seriousness
- in earnest
- straighten out
- with a straight face
- with forethought
- with sobriety
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SIMMER DOWN
It took him a lifetime to simmer down his business to just yes and no.
"Simmer down," he said, as he seated himself at the head of the table.
I thought it might simmer down; but it's broken bigger than I ever dreamed.
Kieran, on a camp-stool, waited for the laughter to simmer down.
Then with these before you, you can soon, by stating them and rearranging them, simmer down your case into arguable form.
He stomped over and helped himself to some soup and waited for his anger to simmer down.
With that some several policemen run up, and I had to simmer down.
He tried his best to simmer down and go to sleep, but every few minutes hed boil over again.
You've got to simmer down, and if you don't take to it paceable we'll see if we can't make you.
It'll simmer down and work out, I expect, to a bad quarrel you had with Karen that's parted you.