(idiomatic, imperative) To silence; to quit doing something; to put an end to something.
Can it, you two! I'm trying to work.
Can-it Sentence Examples
No. But any code a minister's wife of the last century put together can't be all that sophisticated, can it?
If that pansy Ryland can ice climb, it can't be much of a challenge now can it?
It can't infect humans, can it?
Only in a very modified sense, therefore, can it be correctly said to date from the Reformation.
In the summer a great accumulation of solar heat takes place on the dry surface soil, from which it cannot be released upwards by evaporation, as might be the case were the soil moist or covered with vegetation, nor can it be readily conveyed away downwards as happens on the ocean.