Origin of tight-lipped
Examples from the Web for tight-lipped
The actress is tight-lipped about the final season of ‘Mad Men.’Is Elisabeth Moss the One 'True Detective' Loves? She Doesn't Deny It.|Melissa Leon|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I chased a tight-lipped Thain as he scurried through the lobby to get back to his headquarters.Banks Really Are Different Five Years After the Financial Crisis|Daniel Gross|September 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Traditionally, the FAA has been tight-lipped about its relations with airplane manufacturers during accident investigations.Aviation’s Iron Lady: NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman|Clive Irving|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her protagonists are tight-lipped and their worlds are sharply-observed.
But on the question of how he was identified and tracked, the officials were tight-lipped.
A close-fisted, tight-lipped Mormon—a skinflint if I ever saw one!The Rainbow Trail|Zane Grey
Tight-lipped, using her flashlight, she ran through the kitchen.The White Moll|Frank L. Packard
Dave grinned, tight-lipped, eased back on the stick and lifted the One-Ten clear of the ground and upward toward the dawn sky.Dave Dawson with the R.A.F|R. Sidney Bowen
"As sure as it's necessary to be," the Intelligence officer replied, tight-lipped.Dave Dawson at Casablanca|Robert Sydney Bowen
Horace they knew only as a very slim, tight-lipped, and immature-looking young man, who waited every night to take her home.Flappers and Philosophers|F. Scott Fitzgerald