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synonyms for tight-lipped

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.

How to use tight-lipped in a sentence

  • 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.

    Security | Poul William Anderson
  • A slightly sardonic grimace wrinkled his tight-lipped mouth.

    The Hidden Places | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Then, very tight-lipped, he issued out beneath the awning, where among the Malays a whispering buzz of talk was forward.

    Cursed | George Allan England
  • He gave not only Jack's lilt and phraseology, but his facial changes and rather prim, tight-lipped smile.

    Lady Lilith | Stephen McKenna
  • tight-lipped, using her flashlight, she ran through the kitchen.

    The White Moll | Frank L. Packard

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