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straitlaced

adjective
variants: or straightlaced

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given to or marked by very conservative standards regarding personal behavior or morals
  • a very straitlaced old lady who believed that cleavage was something that should be shown by rock crystals, not respectable women

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The first known use of straitlaced was in 1554

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“Straitlaced.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/straitlaced. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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