Thesaurus / tight-lipped
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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A close-fisted, tight-lipped Mormon—a skinflint if I ever saw one!

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

The White MollFrank 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.

"As sure as it's necessary to be," the Intelligence officer replied, tight-lipped.

Dave Dawson at CasablancaRobert 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 PhilosophersF. Scott Fitzgerald

When her anger had cooled sufficiently, Patty smiled, a rather grim, tight-lipped little smile.

The Gold GirlJames B. Hendryx

Aunty indulges in one of them tight-lipped smiles of hers that's about as merry as a crack in a vinegar cruet.

Belshazzar, tight-lipped, lay back again upon the cushions, his two fists hard-clenched.

Istar of BabylonMargaret Horton Potter

Mary Folsom was raised by a big, tough, tight-lipped authoritarian of a father who believed in bringing kids up by the book.

CitadelAlgirdas Jonas Budrys

Swift things had come upon them, things that staggered the tight-lipped community, even though it was used to speed and tragedy.

WORDS RELATED TO TIGHT-LIPPED

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