uncommunicative


un·com·mu·ni·ca·tive

adjective \-ˈmyü-nə-ˌkā-tiv, -ni-kə-tiv\

: not tending or liking to talk or give out information

Full Definition of UNCOMMUNICATIVE

:  not disposed to talk or impart information :  reserved

Examples of UNCOMMUNICATIVE

  1. <the child was uncommunicative and unhelpful to school investigators>
  2. <intelligence agencies must be uncommunicative about their operations if they are to be at all effective>

First Known Use of UNCOMMUNICATIVE

1691

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