Definition of Closelipped

1. Adjective. Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information. "Although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Closelipped

closed surgery
closed syllable
closed syllables
closed system
closed time loop
closed time loops
closed timelike curve
closed timelike curves
closed universe
closedness
closedown
closedowns
closefisted
closehanded
closehauled
closelipped (current term)
closely
closely-held
closely held
closely held corporation
closely knit
closemouthed
closen
closened
closeness
closenesses
closening
closens
closeout
closeouts

Literary usage of Closelipped

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1. Talks with T.R. by John Joseph Leary (1920)
"Those in possession of all the facts were too closelipped to allow them to escape, so the best that could be done was an elaboration of the original ..."

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