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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strait-laced, such as: austere, goody two-shoes, old-maidish, priggish, prim, and prissy.

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How to use strait-laced in a sentence

  • He had taken the pledge from Father Mathew before he left Ireland, and had kept it faithfully; but he was not strait-laced.

    The Book of the Bush | George Dunderdale
  • Mr Taylor's 'solicitous and premeditated formalism' of poetical doctrine is, it must be confessed, a little too strait-laced.

  • She stopped on the path outside the decorous strait-laced houses and put her cool gloved hand up to her burning cheek.

    The Cathedral | Sir Hugh Walpole

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