tight-mouthed

Translations

tight-mouthed

adj (fig: = silent) → verschwiegen, verschlossen
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He played the tight-mouthed, tight-muscled David Budd, personal minder to Keeley Hawes' home secretary, Julia Montague, in Jed Mercurio 's six-part thriller, and the world went bananas.
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."The Egyptian source said in regard to the Hamas demand that President Abbas must attend all dialogue sessions, "We do not put pressure on Abbas.
(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).
These untold stories within the stories are previewed at the oddest, most unpredictable times, sometimes as an offhand remark, a "remember when?" 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.