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hair shirt

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something that is a source of irritation
  • the constant need to cut costs was a hair shirt, but one that the theater company had to live with
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stuffed shirt

Synonyms and Antonyms of stuffed shirt

a person with old-fashioned ideas
  • the stuffed shirts in this organization don't seem to realize that without new blood our extinction is inevitable
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