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- adj. Conservative.
- adj. Carefully planned and executed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. taciturn. Opposite of
- adj. conservative in professional manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (British colloquial) not inclined to conversation
- adj. conservative in professional manner
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In an interview with The Wall Street Journal at the company's New York headquarters last week, Mr. Echevarria spoke about the economic climate, Deloitte's buttoned-up culture and his rise up the corporate ladder.
In his buttoned-up Roman way, he, too, loves Antony, praising his military virtues with a starry-eyed admiration.
High-waist pencil skirts, buttoned-up silk blouses and a decadent touch of sparkle signal the return of cinematic '40s elegance.
The southern German state – the country's most prosperous together with its neighbour, Baden-Württemberg – has tried hard to shed its buttoned-up image.
If Adelsberger's old work is Baltimore, his new work is the Mall: studied, historical and buttoned-up.
Bits and pieces to include in your winter look is fur accents, lace, capes, knee high socks, over the knee boots (and no you're not to old), classic structured handbags and an easy one is the buttoned-up collar look - all the way.
Lily Allen attended the Givenchy Spring/Summer 2011 show in Paris on Sunday where she rocked a buttoned-up look.
Despite the buttoned-up crowd, the clothes were decidedly fresh.
Inspired by Paris's Michelin-trained chefs opening casual bistros instead of buttoned-up restaurants, Mr. Maws liked the idea of "bucking the system," as he put it—serving world-class food in an unpretentious neighborhood setting.
Romance aside, Gibson mostly wants to see the buttoned-up Hotch less serious this year.