Definitions for strait-laced

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian(adj)

    exaggeratedly proper

    "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strait-laced(adj)

    bound with stays

  2. Strait-laced(adj)

    restricted; stiff; constrained

  3. Strait-laced(adj)

    rigid in opinion; strict in manners or morals


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