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tight-lipped

[tahyt-lipt] /ˈtaɪtˈlɪpt/
adjective
1.
speaking very little; taciturn; close-mouthed.
2.
having the lips drawn tight.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for tight lipped

tight-lipped

adjective
1.
reticent, secretive, or taciturn
2.
with the lips pressed tightly together, as through anger
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