buttoned-up

Primary Meanings of buttoned-up

1.
adj
conservative in professional manner
2.
adj
(British colloquial) not inclined to conversation
Full Definitions of buttoned-up
1

adj conservative in professional manner

“employers are looking for buttoned-up types”
Synonyms:
conservative
resistant to change
2

adj (British colloquial) not inclined to conversation

Synonyms:
taciturn
habitually reserved and uncommunicative

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