- tightly laced, as a corset
- wearing tightly laced garments
- narrowly strict or severe in behavior or moral views
- Excessively strict in behavior, morality, or opinions.
- Having or wearing a tightly laced garment.
Origin of strait-lacedstrait, tightly (obsolete) + -laced (from lace).
(comparative more straitlaced, superlative most straitlaced)
- Alternative spelling of strait-laced.