Definition of Closelipped
1. Adjective. Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information. "Although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"
Similar to: Incommunicative, Uncommunicative
Derivative terms: Closeness, Secrete, Secretiveness, Secretiveness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Closelipped
Literary usage of Closelipped
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."