closemouthed

[ klohs-mouthd, -moutht ]
/ ˈkloʊsˈmaʊðd, -ˈmaʊθt /

adjective

reticent; uncommunicative.

Nearby words

  1. closed-minded,
  2. closed-stack,
  3. closedown,
  4. closefisted,
  5. closely,
  6. closeness,
  7. closeout,
  8. closer,
  9. closet,
  10. closet drama

Origin of closemouthed

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

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