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Definition 1: conservative in professional manner - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where buttoned-up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • employers are looking for buttoned-up types

(buttoned-up is similar to ...) resistant to change, particularly in relation to politics or religion

Definition 2: (British colloquial) not inclined to conversation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(buttoned-up is similar to ...) habitually reserved and uncommunicative

(buttoned-up belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

(buttoned-up is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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