straightlaced
adjective see straitlaced

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • straightlaced — {adj.} Of very strict morals and manners. * /She is so straightlaced that she won t even go out with a man unless she senses that he is serious about her./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • straightlaced — {adj.} Of very strict morals and manners. * /She is so straightlaced that she won t even go out with a man unless she senses that he is serious about her./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • straightlaced — Synonyms and related words: dour, firm, fundamentalist, hard, hidebound, impliable, inexorable, inflexible, iron, ironbound, ironclad, ironhanded, muscle bound, obdurate, obstinate, orthodox, procrustean, purist, puristic, puritan, puritanic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • straightlaced — adj. excessively conservative, very conventional; extremely strict …   English contemporary dictionary

  • straightlaced — adjective exaggeratedly proper my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn t approve of my miniskirts • Syn: ↑priggish, ↑prim, ↑prissy, ↑prudish, ↑puritanical, ↑square toed, ↑straitlaced, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • straitlaced — 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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