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tight lipped

[ tahyt-lipt ]SEE DEFINITION OF tight lipped

Synonyms for tight lipped

  • bashful
  • mute
  • quiet
  • shy
  • still
  • buttoned up
  • clammed up
  • closemouthed
  • hushed
  • muted
  • nonvocal
  • not forthcoming
  • not talkative
  • reserved
  • secretive
  • soundless
  • speechless
  • tight-lipped
  • tongue-tied
  • uncommunicative
  • unsociable
  • unspeaking
  • voiceless
  • wordless
  • zipped
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Antonyms for tight lipped

  • agitated
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TIGHT LIPPED

No one knew, and he, tight lipped, never spoke of his affairs.

It was a cold, tight lipped smile, and Dave shivered a bit in spite of himself.