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English adjective: straight-laced

1. straight-laced exaggeratedly proper


SamplesMy straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts.


Synonymspriggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straightlaced, strait-laced, straitlaced, tight-laced, victorian


Similarproper


Antonymsimproper









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