Synonyms and Antonyms of uncommunicative
deliberately refraining from speech
- They've been uncommunicative with us about their plans.
articulate, eloquent, fluent, voluble, well-spoken
gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky
outspoken, unreserved, vocal
facile, glib, silver-tongued, smooth-tongued
given to keeping one's activities hidden from public observation or knowledge
- Intelligence agencies must be uncommunicative about their operations if they are to be at all effective.
quiet, reserved, silent, taciturn, tight-lipped
clandestine, covert, furtive, hugger-mugger, secret, sneak, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underhand, underhanded
tending not to speak frequently (as by habit or inclination)
- My freshman roommate turned out to be rather uncommunicative.
aloof, inhibited, introverted, reserved, restrained
sedate, self-contained, sober, staid
backward, bashful, coy, demure, diffident, modest, retiring, self-effacing, sheepish
free-spoken, outspoken, vocal
long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy
extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociable