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closemouthed

[ klohs-mouthd, -moutht ]
/ ˈkloʊsˈmaʊðd, -ˈmaʊθt /
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adjective
reticent; uncommunicative.
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Origin of closemouthed

First recorded in 1880–85; close + mouth + -ed3
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