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Meaning of CLOSEMOUTHED

Pronunciation:  klows'maûdhd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information; "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"
 

CLOSEMOUTHED is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: close, closelipped, incommunicative, secretive, tightlipped, uncommunicative
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Close"mouthed`\, a.
Cautious in speaking; secret; wary; uncommunicative.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: brief, brusque, close, close-lipped, close-tongued, concise, curt, dark, discreet, dumb, economical of words, evasive, indisposed to talk, laconic, mum, mute, quiet, reserved, reticent, secret, secretive, shifty, short, silent, snug, sparing of words, speechless, taciturn, terse, tight-lipped, tongue-tied, uncommunicative, unloquacious, untalkative, word-bound, wordless
 

 

 

 

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