close-mouthed


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close-mouthed

or close·mouthed (klōs′mouthd′, -moutht′)
adj.
Disposed not to talk; tightlipped.
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So I got a shrewd, close-mouthed, tight-fisted money-lender to get the mortgage transferred to him.
Cobb, "but you notice she stays right to home, and she's more close-mouthed than ever she was; never took a mite o' pride in the prize, as I could see, though it pretty nigh drove Jeremiah out o' his senses.
This was a difficult game, but the quiet, close-mouthed young Brahmin, helped by a good English education at a Bombay University, played it coolly, and rose, step by step, to be Prime Minister of the kingdom.
Thou be indeed a close-mouthed man, my son," said the priest, smiling.
Mitral was a being with a sinister wig, a face the color of Seine water, lighted by a pair of Spanish-tobacco-colored eyes, cold as a well-rope, always smelling a rat, and close-mouthed about his property.
if the belly barely conceals the guts if fingers serve as adornments for hands if zodiac signs remain close-mouthed if bones that propel us across the earth's mud are only water mixed with a little ether if picking up our own manure is a great lesson learned in the same way that ceasing to split "pure" from "vile" is still the path that brings clarity back if giving the leper a kiss is the best way to make our internal mirror shine then Lord do not make of me this shadow who draws its substance from someone else's breath I'll proceed straight ahead to seal in a single weft my deeds and myself
The company has been close-mouthed about its new Z-NAND and the Z-SSD it powers, though it did share the technology is based on its three-dimensional V-NAND, otherwise known as 3D NAND.
Yet 'American Assassin' is so close-mouthed and macho that it blends in with Bourne, Bond and 'Taken's' Brian Mills.
The close-mouthed pair did not converse even when they ate.
Although he was close-mouthed about whether the axed quartet also had the behavioural issues, Arthur said that the decision to suspend Watson, Johnson, Pattinson and Khawaja for not adhering to a team request was the defining moment, but it has been a culmination of lots of small minor indiscretions that have built up to now.
Between unreliable Pakistani sources and a close-mouthed U.
When it comes to talking to parents about most dating issues, teen girls tend to disclose more than boys, and both sexes generally prefer to talk to their mothers, suggest researchers at Ohio State University, Marian, whose study found that girls and boys are equally close-mouthed about issues involving sex and what they do with their dates while unsupervised--and, in this case, teens were no more eager to talk to their mothers than they were their fathers.