from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having the lips pressed together.
  • adj. Loath to speak; close-mouthed. See Synonyms at silent.

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of tight-lipped.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information


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