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(Naut.) Not tending to lean or tilt to one side even in strong winds or when carrying much sail
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  1. (Naut.) Not tending to lean or tilt to one side even in strong winds or when carrying much sail
  2. Excessively formal, constrained, or awkward; not easy, natural, or graceful
  3. Lacking grace or easy charm; very formal:
Stiffly ceremonious:
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  1. Stiffly ceremonious:
  2. Characterized by technical or polysyllabic vocabulary, complex sentence structure, and explicit transitions; not colloquial or informal:
  3. Designed for use or wear at ceremonies, elaborate parties, etc.
Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
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  1. Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
  2. (Sciences) Of experimental results, consistent, clustered close together, agreeing with each other. This does not mean that they cluster near the true, correct, or accurate value.
  3. Strictly distinguished from others; very:
Decorous; modest; reserved
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  1. Decorous; modest; reserved
  2. Characterized by or suggestive of reserve or modesty:
  3. Affectedly modest or shy; coy
  1. Marked by proper behavior.
  2. Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
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  1. Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
  2. Exhibiting courtesy and politeness:
  3. Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
Neat and tidy; possessing order.
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  1. Neat and tidy; possessing order.
  2. Given to keeping things neat or well-arranged:
  3. Neat or tidy in arrangement; in good order
Orderly and clean in appearance:
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  1. Orderly and clean in appearance:
  2. (Informal) Fairly good; satisfactory
  3. Given to keeping things clean and in order:
Habitually and carefully neat and clean.
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  1. Habitually and carefully neat and clean.
  2. Keeping oneself or one's surroundings clean
  3. Always kept clean
Having lines, edges, or forms of neat and pleasing simplicity.
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  1. Having lines, edges, or forms of neat and pleasing simplicity.
  2. Orderly; neat; tidy
  3. In good physical condition; fit; slim:
Neat and trim in a smart, dapper way
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  1. Neat and trim in a smart, dapper way
  2. Neat, trim, and smart in appearance:
Fitting or satisfactory in a superficial or contrived way, especially in being trite or glib:
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  1. Fitting or satisfactory in a superficial or contrived way, especially in being trite or glib:
  2. Suitable; fitting:
  3. Exactly suitable
Alternative spelling of blue-nosed.
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Excessively or affectedly refined, polite, etc.
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  1. Excessively or affectedly refined, polite, etc.
  2. Having or showing the good taste and refinement associated with polite society; elegant, fashionable, etc.
  3. Affectedly proper or refined; somewhat prudish refinement; excessively polite.
Like an old maid; prim; precise; particular.
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  1. Like an old maid; prim; precise; particular.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
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  1. Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
  2. Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
  3. Conforming strictly to rule or proper form:
(Informal) Very prim or precise; fussy, prudish, etc.
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  1. (Informal) Very prim or precise; fussy, prudish, etc.
  2. Excessively or affectedly prim and proper.
Designating an adjective formed from a proper noun, as Bostonian
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  1. Designating an adjective formed from a proper noun, as Bostonian
  2. Strictly following rules or conventions, especially in social behavior; seemly:
  3. Out-and-out; thorough:
Marked by or exhibiting the characteristics of a prude; priggish.
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  1. Marked by or exhibiting the characteristics of a prude; priggish.
  2. Like or characteristic of a prude; too modest or proper
Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion
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  1. Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion
  2. Of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines and practice.
  3. Precise in observance of legal or religious requirements; strict; overscrupulous; rigid; "” often used by way of reproach or contempt.
Alternative spelling of straight-laced.
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  1. Alternative spelling of straight-laced.
  2. Narrowly strict or severe in behavior or moral views
  3. Excessively strict in behavior, morality, or opinions.
(Informal) Dull or stodgy; not interesting or stimulating
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  1. (Informal) Dull or stodgy; not interesting or stimulating
  2. Poorly ventilated; having little fresh air; close
  3. Conservative, conventional, old-fashioned, etc.
Of, relating to, or belonging to the period of the reign of Queen Victoria:
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  1. Of, relating to, or belonging to the period of the reign of Queen Victoria:
  2. Being in the highly ornamented, massive style of architecture, decor, and furnishings popular in 19th-century England.
  3. Relating to or displaying the standards or ideals of morality regarded as characteristic of the time of Queen Victoria:
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