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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Exaggeratedly proper.

Usage examples (31)
  • A tight-laced chest and a good disposition cannot go together.
  • Thin, tight-laced, with a shrill voice and an acidulated temper,
  • And fresh ones for this tight-laced, regimented part of Nemedia.
  • Prussian Captain of Lancers (Those tight-laced, whiskered prancers) for more
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