buttonedup

buttoned-up

[buht-nd-uhp]
adjective
1.
carefully planned, operated, supervised, etc.: one of the most buttoned-up companies in the business.
2.
conservative, as in professional style or manner: Employers are looking for buttoned-up types.

Origin:
1935–40

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buttoned-up

adjective
1. (British colloquial) not inclined to conversation 
2. conservative in professional manner; "employers are looking for buttoned-up types" 
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