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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A garment that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of keeping a violent person under control; Anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines.

Usage examples (35)
  • The government is operating in an economic straitjacket
  • Too often, I fear, the straitjacket is what ends up coming across from the opera stage.
  • Otherwis known as a straitjacket, she added to herself.
  • Pinned to his straitjacket was a tag saying paranoid schizophrenic. for more
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