1. inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
    although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it
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How To Use tightlipped In A Sentence

  • I don't think Sarkozy's paid any political price at all for this -- on the contrary, by knocking it off with the tightlipped Mrs Grundy gaybashing, he's gained enormously. Warren Ellis
  • Hockey quiet over Macfarlane 'stoush' OPPOSITION treasury spokesman Joe Hockey has remained tightlipped on whether a Liberal party colleague told him he isn't up to the job. The Australian | News |
  • His rival, Senator Hillary Clinton, has remained visible, but tightlipped as to when she will concede and throw her support behind Obama.
  • Clearly, endurance here means much more than tightlipped stoicism.
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