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English definition of “tight-lipped”

tight-lipped

adjective     /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 .Falling silent and not speaking
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