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but•toned-up



Pronunciation: (but'nd up'), [key]
adj.
1. carefully planned, operated, supervised, etc.: one of the most buttoned-up companies in the business.
2. conservative, as in professional style or manner: Employers are looking for buttoned-up types.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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