close-mouthed

[ klohs-mouthd, -moutht ]SEE DEFINITION OF close-mouthed
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOSE-MOUTHED

Pender came without yelling, grim and grey and close-mouthed.

Still, these out-landers were mighty mean, close-mouthed folks!

Close-mouthed as sea clams after being shipped to Kansas City.

Edmund knew where we were going, but he was as close-mouthed as an oyster.

When he chose, Percy could be as close-mouthed as his father.

He was a misshapen, pain-racked man, hard-handed and close-mouthed.

When "comp'ny" were present he was as close-mouthed as a clam and as noiseless as a crab.

Since the day she married, she's been close-mouthed as an oyster.

She was close-mouthed and therefore sympathetic with the quality in others.

You know how close-mouthed I am; you can safely tell me anything!

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