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closemouthed

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adjective close·mouthed \ˈklōz-ˌmau̇tht, also ˈklōs-ˌmau̇thd\

Definition of closemouthed

  1. :  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>



1881

First Known Use of closemouthed

1881


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