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tight-lipped

adjective uk   us   /ˌtaɪtˈlɪpt/
Someone who is tight-lipped is pressing their lips together to avoid showing anger, or is refusing to speak about something: He's been very tight-lipped about what happened at the meeting.
Translations of “tight-lipped”
in Chinese (Traditional) 口緊的,閉口不談的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 口紧的,闭口不谈的…
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