adj.failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
○ the witness remained silent
OK, let's go.
Then he'd come in early the next day and surprise Mum with a bunch of wild cornflowers picked from the side of the road.
I knew Mum wouldn't be worrIed because when Dad worked late, she'd go next-door to see Mrs Freemantle.
I had been feeling sick for a LONG.and my mum had taken me to hospital to have me examined.
As mum as a MOUSE
Now,he was looking at mum and me across his desk and there was a SAD look in his eyes.
I wasn't in when my mum called SO she called me Back later.
Don't ask her! Do you want to send your mum to the loony bin?
The idea of your calling your mum damned!
The director has been keeping mum about the firm's future plans.