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strait-laced

  
  
moralistic, narrow, narrow-minded, niminy-piminy, of the old school, old-maidish     (informal)   overscrupulous, prim, proper, prudish, puritanical, strict, Victorian  
  
Antonyms     
   broad-minded, earthy, immoral, loose, relaxed, uninhibited, unreserved  
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strait-laced

  
   , straight-laced, straitlaced  
If you describe someone as strait-laced, you disapprove of them because they have very strict views about what kind of behaviour is moral or acceptable.      adj  
  (disapproval)   
He was criticised for being boring, strait-laced and narrow-minded...     

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