HyperDic: secretive

English > 1 sense of the word secretive:
ADJECTIVEallsecretive, close, closelipped, closemouthed, tightlippedinclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
secretive > pronunciation
Soundssiy'krahtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > secretive: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningInclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information.
Synonymsclose, closelipped, closemouthed, tightlipped
Broaderuncommunicative, incommunicativenot inclined to talk / talk / talk or give information or express opinions
Spanishcallado, reservado
Nounssecretivenesscharacterized by a lack of openness (especially about one's actions or purposes)
secretivenessthe trait of keeping things secret
Adverbssecretivelyin a secretive manner
Verbssecreteplace out of sight

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