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straitlaced definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts" [syn: priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian]

Merriam Webster's

or straightlaced adjective Date: 1554 1. excessively strict in manners, morals, or opinion 2. wearing or having a bodice or stays tightly laced straitlacedly adverb straitlacedness noun

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see strait-laced

Moby Thesaurus

Quakerish, Sabbatarian, Victorian, authoritarian, bigot, bigoted, borne, censorious, closed, constricted, cramped, creedbound, deaf, deaf to reason, demure, dogmatic, dour, evangelical, fanatical, firm, fundamentalist, genteel, hard, hidebound, hyperorthodox, illiberal, impliable, inexorable, inflexible, insular, iron, ironbound, ironclad, ironhanded, libertine, literalist, literalistic, little, little-minded, mean, mean-minded, mean-spirited, mid-Victorian, muscle-bound, narrow, narrow-hearted, narrow-minded, narrow-souled, narrow-spirited, nearsighted, obdurate, obstinate, old-maidish, orthodox, overmodest, parochial, petty, precisianist, precisianistic, prig, priggish, prim, prissy, procrustean, provincial, prudish, purblind, purist, puristic, puritan, puritanic, puritanical, relentless, rigid, rigorist, rigoristic, rigorous, rockbound, sanctimonious, shortsighted, small, small-minded, smug, staunch, stiff, stiff-necked, straightlaced, strict, stubborn, stuffy, unbending, uncatholic, uncharitable, uncompromising, ungenerous, unliberal, unrelenting, unyielding



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