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closemouthed

adjective

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1 given to keeping one's activities hidden from public observation or knowledge
  • he remained closemouthed about their activities

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2 tending not to speak frequently (as by habit or inclination)
  • encourage the closemouthed children to speak up and not be shy

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The first known use of closemouthed was in 1881

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closely

closemouthed

closeness

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“Closemouthed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/closemouthed. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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