tight-lipped
Adjective

tight-lipped

  1. (literal) Having the lips pressed together.
    • 1922, Rafael Sabatini, Captain Blood: His Odyssy, chapter XXV:
      He would have sprung upon Captain Blood, who stood aloof, alert, tight-lipped, and watchful.
  2. (idiom) Unwilling to divulge information.
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  • tight lips
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