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Another word for strait-laced

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Adjective
  1. Marked by excessive concern for propriety and good form

      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:
      1. (Informal) Dull or stodgy; not interesting or stimulating
      2. Poorly ventilated; having little fresh air; close
      3. Conservative, conventional, old-fashioned, etc.
      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.
      1. Marked by or exhibiting the characteristics of a prude; priggish.
      2. Like or characteristic of a prude; too modest or proper
      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:
      1. (Informal) Very prim or precise; fussy, prudish, etc.
      2. Excessively or affectedly prim and proper.
      1. Neat and trim:
      2. Precise or proper to the point of affectation; excessively decorous.
      3. Stiffly formal, precise, moral, etc.; proper; demure
      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:
      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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
      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.
    See also:

    plain

Another word for strait-laced