Definition of 'strait-laced'
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And is now married to a man from her own strait-laced background -- if you don't count the beer swilling.OUT OF THE ASHES
`I suppose you could say that I'm living as a loose woman, but really I'm very strait-laced about marriage -- other people's marriages.THE HARDIE INHERITANCE
Not so incredible as it might seem, the latter: most of these Mafia merchants are decidedly strait-laced when it comes to the family.MURKY SHALLOWS
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Definition of strait-laced from the Collins English Dictionary