Definition of close-mouthed in English:
Reticent; discreet: the candidates have been close-mouthed about their fund-raising goals he’s notoriously close-mouthed
More example sentences
- He's a particularly close-mouthed politician, and when he does speak, it is almost always to distract and dissemble.
- He is always very close-mouthed about school when he first leaves it.
- He sure is pretty close-lipped about his accomplishments.
Definition of close-mouthed in:
- US English dictionary