closelipped

closelipped
adjective
inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
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although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it

Syn: ↑close, ↑closemouthed, ↑secretive, ↑tightlipped
Similar to: ↑uncommunicative, ↑incommunicative
Derivationally related forms: ↑secretiveness (for: ↑secretive), ↑secrete (for: ↑secretive), ↑closeness (for: ↑close)

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  • closemouthed — [klōs′lipt′klōz′mouthd′, klōz′moutht′] adj. not talking much; telling little; taciturn: also closelipped [klōs′lipt′] …   English World dictionary

  • closemouthed — adjective inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it • Syn: ↑close, ↑closelipped, ↑secretive, ↑tightlipped • Similar to: ↑uncommunicative, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tightlipped — adjective inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it • Syn: ↑close, ↑closelipped, ↑closemouthed, ↑secretive • Similar to: ↑uncommunicative, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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