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strait-laced (adj.)

early 15c., of stays or bodices, "made close and tight;" see strait (adj.) + lace (v.). Figurative sense of "over-precise, prudish, strict in manners or morals" is from 1550s.

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Definitions of strait-laced from WordNet

strait-laced (adj.)
exaggeratedly proper;
Synonyms: priggish / prim / prissy / prudish / puritanical / square-toed / straitlaced / straightlaced / straight-laced / tight-laced / victorian
From wordnet.princeton.edu