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closemouthed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of closemouthed

  1. 1 given to keeping one's activities hidden from public observation or knowledge he remained closemouthed about their activities Synonyms of closemouthed close, secretive, dark, reticent, tight-mouthed, uncommunicativeWords Related to closemouthed quiet, reserved, silent, taciturn, tight-lipped; discreet, prudent; clandestine, covert, furtive, hugger-mugger, secret, sneak, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underhand, underhandedNear Antonyms of closemouthed candid, frank, honest, out-front, up-front; blunt, outspoken, tactlessAntonyms of closemouthed communicative, open

  2. 2 tending not to speak frequently (as by habit or inclination) encourage the closemouthed children to speak up and not be shy Synonyms of closemouthed silent, dumb, laconic, reserved, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicativeWords Related to closemouthed aloof, indrawn, inhibited, introverted, reserved, restrained; sedate, self-contained, sober, staid; backward, bashful, coy, demure, diffident, modest, retiring, self-effacing, sheepishNear Antonyms of closemouthed free-spoken, outspoken, vocal; gossipy, talebearing; diffuse, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy; extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociableAntonyms of closemouthed blabby, chatty, communicative, conversational, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, motormouthed, mouthy, talkative, talky, unreserved


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