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    #1

    Smile closed-mouthed

    Consider the sentence below.

    I know you're closed-mouthed about your family but I'm concerned.

    Question #1: What does "closed-mouthed" mean?
    Question #2: "closed-mouthed" is one word or two words?
    Question #3: Please, could you give a synonym to "closed-mouthed"?
    Question #4: Word (or words) as "closed-mouthed", "one-eyed", etc are always adjectives?


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    #2

    Re: closed-mouthed

    #1 Is reserved about something; doesn't talk much about something.

    #2 Two

    #3 Reserved; diffident

    #4 Yes

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