守口如瓶

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Chinese[edit]

to guard mouth; (a measure word, for people, livestock or utensils) as (if); such as
 
bottle; (a measure word); vase; pitcher
simp. and trad.
(守口如瓶)

Etymology[edit]

  • Literally, "to shut one's mouth tight like a bottle."

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

守口如瓶

  1. to keep one's mouth shut; to remain tight-lipped
    放心守口如瓶。 (trad.)
    放心守口如瓶。 (simp.)
    Don't worry, my lips are sealed.