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Chengyu
守口如瓶
Pinyin
shǒu kǒu rú píng
English
refuse to talk
Explanation
Meaning
守口:紧闭着嘴不讲话。闭口不谈,象瓶口塞紧了一般。形容说话谨慎,严守秘密。
Context
宋·周密《癸辛杂识别集》下:“富郑公有‘守口如瓶,防意如城’之语。”
Synonyms
讳莫如深、秘而不宣
Antonyms
信口开河、口若悬河
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、定语;形容说话谨慎
 
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