tight-mouthed

Translations

tight-mouthed

adj (fig: = silent) → verschwiegen, verschlossen
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The former woman is Matisse's then model and mistress, Antoinette Arnoux; the latter, tight-mouthed and bristling with tension, is his disapproving daughter, Marguerite.
Also, Coakley came across as stiff, tight-mouthed and "preachy" in her television ads.
To explain the tight-mouthed position, the source added, "Discussing these matters through the media may hamper or obstruct the dialogue and affect it adversely.
And that I really wouldn't want to be friends with you at all so go and watch BBC Wales' live coverage of the Welsh Assembly, you tight-mouthed sanctimonious old witch).
made by a character as in "At Grandmother's" when the boy thinks about his Grandmother's relationship with her dog: "I shall tell about what tight-mouthed, secretive friends they were another time.
This caused the bigger bass to become tight-mouthed.
Tight-mouthed gobblers frustrate turkey hunters each spring, and countless magazine articles have discussed ways to confront them.
And this coming from an operation that was traditionally tight-mouthed about everything.
He is a tight-mouthed little materialist, "wise" beyond belief, keen enough in his knowledge of human nature to present toward his parents the side that his parents desire.