closemouthed


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close•mouthed

(ˈkloʊsˈmaʊðd, -ˈmaʊθt)

adj.
reticent.
[1880–85]
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Adj.1.closemouthed - inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information; "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"
incommunicative, uncommunicative - not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions
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