4 dicționare găsite pentru strait-laced
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Strait-laced \Strait"-laced`\, a. 1. Bound with stays. [1913 Webster] Let nature have scope to fashion the body as she thinks best; we have few well-shaped that are strait-laced. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. Restricted; stiff; constrained. [R.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 3. Rigid in opinion; strict in manners or morals. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
strait-laced adj : exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts" [syn: priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
straitlaced adj : exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts" [syn: priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
98 Moby Thesaurus words for "straitlaced": Quakerish, Sabbatarian, Victorian, authoritarian, bigot, bigoted, borne, censorious, closed, constricted, cramped, creedbound, deaf, deaf to reason, demure, dogmatic, dour, evangelical, fanatical, firm, fundamentalist, genteel, hard, hidebound, hyperorthodox, illiberal, impliable, inexorable, inflexible, insular, iron, ironbound, ironclad, ironhanded, libertine, literalist, literalistic, little, little-minded, mean, mean-minded, mean-spirited, mid-Victorian, muscle-bound, narrow, narrow-hearted, narrow-minded, narrow-souled, narrow-spirited, nearsighted, obdurate, obstinate, old-maidish, orthodox, overmodest, parochial, petty, precisianist, precisianistic, prig, priggish, prim, prissy, procrustean, provincial, prudish, purblind, purist, puristic, puritan, puritanic, puritanical, relentless, rigid, rigorist, rigoristic, rigorous, rockbound, sanctimonious, shortsighted, small, small-minded, smug, staunch, stiff, stiff-necked, straightlaced, strict, stubborn, stuffy, unbending, uncatholic, uncharitable, uncompromising, ungenerous, unliberal, unrelenting, unyielding
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