Synonyms and Antonyms of secretive
given to keeping one's activities hidden from public observation or knowledge <the intelligence agency remained secretive despite the media's demands for more openness in government> Synonyms close, closemouthed, dark, reticent, tight-mouthed, uncommunicative Related Words quiet, reserved, silent, taciturn, tight-lipped; discreet, prudent; clandestine, covert, furtive, hugger-mugger, secret, sneak, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underhand, underhanded Near Antonyms candid, frank, honest, out-front, up-front; blunt, outspoken, tactless Antonyms communicative, open
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