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Major League Baseball, though, is still being tight-lipped about what the end of the embargo might mean for the sport.

Missy also gets a bit tight-lipped when it comes to her personal life.

The actress is tight-lipped about the final season of ‘Mad Men.’

Everybody involved in assisting the Malaysians has been very tight-lipped about what is going on.

Still, not everyone was as tight lipped about poverty on the lower rungs of ladder as Obama was.

Most of these were workmen of some kind or other, called in to help the lab crew as needed, but all of them were tight-lipped.

A slightly sardonic grimace wrinkled his tight-lipped mouth.

Then, very tight-lipped, he issued out beneath the awning, where among the Malays a whispering buzz of talk was forward.

He gave not only Jack's lilt and phraseology, but his facial changes and rather prim, tight-lipped smile.

Tight-lipped, using her flashlight, she ran through the kitchen.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tight-lipped, such as: buttoned-up, clammed up, closemouthed, dumb, hushed, and mum.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.