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English definition of “strait-laced”

strait-laced

adjective     /ˌstreɪtˈleɪst/ US  /ˈstreɪt.leɪst/ disapproving
having old-fashioned and fixed morals , especially relating to sexual matters Old or old-fashionedThe elderlyNarrow-minded
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