closemouthed


close·mouthed

adjective \ˈklōz-ˌmatht, also ˈklōs-ˌmathd\

Definition of CLOSEMOUTHED

:  cautious in speaking :  uncommunicative; also :  secretive

Examples of CLOSEMOUTHED

  1. <he remained closemouthed about their activities>
  2. <encourage the closemouthed children to speak up and not be shy>

First Known Use of CLOSEMOUTHED

1881

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