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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstraitlacedstrait‧laced /ˌstreɪtˈleɪst◂/ adjective 🔊 🔊 OLD/NOT YOUNGhaving strict old-fashioned ideas about moral behaviour 🔊 straitlaced Victorian society
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straitlacedMy aunt's very straitlaced - she'd be shocked if you mentioned sex.
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