Definitions for secretiveˈsi krɪ tɪv, sɪˈkri-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

se•cre•tiveˈsi krɪ tɪv, sɪˈkri-(adj.)

  1. having or showing a disposition to secrecy.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. close, closelipped, closemouthed, secretive, tightlipped(adj)

    inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information

    "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. secretive(adjective)ˈsi krɪ tɪv, sɪˈkri-

    ≠ open

    a secretive government plan; a secretive person


  1. secretive(Adjective)

    Having an inclination to secrecy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Secretive(adj)

    tending to secrete, or to keep secret or private; as, a secretive disposition

Translations for secretive

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


inclined to conceal one's activities, thoughts etc

secretive behaviour.

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