Sentence Examples


  • Why were the police tight lipped about him?
  • A sardonic smile twisted his thin-lipped mouth.
  • "I'll drive," came his tight-lipped reply.
  • Fred's quick enough to hear what I have to say, but tight-lipped as a smart fish about anything he knows.
  • As Ryland closed his door, the Quincy sisters came out of the parlor and began climbing the stairs—Effie with a cheery 'good night Mr. and Mrs. Dean,' and Claire with tight-lipped silence.

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