What does simmer down mean?

 

Idiom Meaning:

relax

 

Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:

 

Breaking Bad “Ozymandias” (2013)

Time of Scene: ~00:05:50

Hank Schrader: Ahh… ahh…

Uncle Jack: Whoa, simmer down there, sparky.

Kenny: What the hell did we just walk into?

Todd: Hey, Uncle Jack. I don’t see Jesse Pinkman here. He was right here before.

Uncle Jack: Anybody got eyes on Pinkman! What d’ya figure? He may be headed down that gully there?

Todd: That’s the way I’d go.

Uncle Jack: Franky, Lester, go find him.

Kenny: Jack. These guys are DEA.

Walter White: No! Jack, no! Jack!

 

The Long, Hot Summer (1958)

Time of Scene: ~01:52:30

Minnie Littlejohn: Will Varner, I heard you was in that fire!

Will Varner: Simmer down, Minnie. You ain’t a rich widow yet.

 

The Office “Dinner Party” (2008)

Time of Scene: ~00:08:50

Michael Scott: My my my my turn!

Jan Levinson: Babe, can you just, like, really…

Michael Scott: What?

Jan Levinson: You’re just, like, really…

Michael Scott: What? What?

Jan Levinson: Could you just simmer down? Seriously.

Michael Scott: I’m just making people laugh.

Jan Levinson: No.

Michael Scott: Yes, I was watching Jim’s face.

Jan Levinson: I was watching Jim. And he was laughing. Look. No smile.

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