HyperDic: taciturn

English > 1 sense of the word taciturn:
ADJECTIVEalltaciturnhabitually reserved and uncommunicative
taciturn > pronunciation
Soundstae'sihter.n
Rhymesadjourn ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > taciturn: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHabitually reserved and uncommunicative.
Narrowerbuttoned-up(British colloquial) not inclined to conversation
reticent, untalkativetemperamentally disinclined to talk / talk / talk
See alsoconciseExpressing much in few words
uncommunicative, incommunicativenot inclined to talk / talk / talk or give information or express opinions
Oppositevolublemarked by a ready flow of speech
Spanishtaciturno
Catalantaciturn
Nounstaciturnitythe trait of being uncommunicative
Adverbstaciturnlywithout speaking

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