secretive[sē′krə tiv; occas., and for 2 always, si krēt′iv]
secretive definition by Webster's New World
- tending to conceal one's thoughts, feelings, affairs, etc. from others; reticent; not frank or open
Origin: secret plush -ive
secretive definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Having or marked by an inclination to secrecy; not open, forthright, or frank. See Synonyms at silent.
- seˈcre·tive·ly adverb
- seˈcre·tive·ness noun