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secretive

se·cre·tive

secretive

 
 
pronunciation:
si kr tihv
part of speech: adjective
definition: tending to secrecy.
She was a secretive person, so it surprised me that she was suddenly confiding these things to me.
synonyms:
sly
antonyms:
open
similar words:
close-mouthed, coy, cryptic, furtive, knowing, mum, reticent, self-contained, surreptitious, taciturn
derivations: secretively (adv.), secretiveness (n.)