What does STHU stand for?

Shut the heck up


Angry people use STHU to stand for "shut the heck up." This aggressive acronym is an impolite way of telling someone to "stop talking" or "be quiet."

If someone tells you to STHU, and you don't want to continue dealing with that person, you can tell that person to:

In extreme cases (or if you're feeling crass), you can tell the person to BTFO.


I wish he would just STHU and quit complaining all the time

A man who is about to send STHU

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Updated March 1, 2021

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