straightjacket
I. noun see straitjacket I II. transitive verb see straitjacket II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • straightjacket — var of STRAITJACKET …   Medical dictionary

  • straightjacket — [strāt′jak΄it] n., vt. STRAITJACKET …   English World dictionary

  • straightjacket — /strayt jak it/, n., v.t. straitjacket. * * * …   Universalium

  • straightjacket — Synonyms and related words: Oregon boat, bilbo, bond, bonds, bridle, camisole, chains, collar, cuffs, fetter, gag, gyves, halter, hamper, handcuffs, hobbles, hopples, irons, leading strings, leash, manacle, muzzle, pillory, reins, restraint,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • straightjacket — straight|jack|et [ˈstreıtˌdʒækıt] n another spelling of ↑straitjacket …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • straightjacket — straight|jack|et [ streıt,dʒækət ] another spelling of straitjacket …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • straightjacket — n. confining jacket with long sleeves used to restrain potentially violent patients or prisoners …   English contemporary dictionary

  • straightjacket — noun & verb variant spelling of straitjacket …   English new terms dictionary

  • straightjacket — noun (C) another spelling of straitjacket …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • straightjacket — UK [ˈstreɪtˌdʒækɪt] / US [ˈstreɪtˌdʒækət] another spelling of straitjacket …   English dictionary

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