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strait-laced



Pronunciation: (strāt'lāst'), [key]
adj.
1. excessively strict in conduct or morality; puritanical; prudish: strait-laced censors.
2. tightly laced, as a bodice.
3. wearing tightly laced garments. Also,straight-laced.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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