Synonyms for close-lipped
- buttoning one's lip
- buttoning up
- clamming up
- mum's the word
- on the Q. T.
- tight chops
- zipping one's lips
Antonyms for close-lipped
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOSE-LIPPED
He smiled his close-lipped smile that made wrinkles like gashes in his cheeks.
Clark was close-lipped once, not given to levity and—to toddy.
His face reflected in the mirror was impassive and close-lipped.
The independent and close-lipped scout was riding outside the group.
This negation of hope has “close-lipped Patience for its only friend.”
His mouth was close-lipped and relentless, and did not look as if it had ever smiled.
He stood facing his cousin with a close-lipped smile that summarised his opinion and made it readable.
Yet for all his abuse this close-lipped captain of the Good Intent allowed Patsy many favours.
"That note doesn't sound a bit like Anna Towne," Lucy said in her close-lipped manner as she laid it down.
The older women, with shawls folded about their stooped shoulders, were close-lipped, somber.