What does strait-laced mean?

Definitions for strait-laced

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word strait-laced.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strait-laced in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strait-laced in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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