Strait-laced

Definition of Strait-laced

Strait´-laced`
a.1.Bound with stays.
Let nature have scope to fashion the body as she thinks best; we have few well-shaped that are strait-laced.
- Locke.
2.Restricted; stiff; constrained.
3.Rigid in opinion; strict in manners or morals.

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priggish, prim, prissy, proper, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straight-laced, straightlaced, straitlaced, tight-laced, victorian
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