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straitjacket

noun
variants: also straightjacket

Synonyms of straitjacket

a jacket that has long arms which can be tied together behind someone's back and that is used to control the movement (as of a violent prisoner or patient)
  • The magician struggled to free his arms from the straitjacket and escape from the tank of water he was submerged in.

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The first known use of straitjacket was in 1814

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“Straitjacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/straitjacket. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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