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  1. buttoned-up

    • IPA[ˌbətndˈəp]

    美式

    • adj.
      (of a garment) having the buttons fastened;(of a person) not inclined to reveal thoughts or information; reserved or inhibited
    • 釋義

    形容詞

    • 1. (of a garment) having the buttons fastened Harry looked dapper in a buttoned-up white shirt
    • 2. (of a person) not inclined to reveal thoughts or information; reserved or inhibited the conventional image of a buttoned-up lawyer or judge she's an interesting character because she's so buttoned-up
    • 3. US (especially of an armored vehicle) secured to the maximum degree against attack troops huddle in buttoned-up tanks and personnel carriers