Definition of Straitjacketed

1. Verb. (past of straitjacket) ¹

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Definition of Straitjacketed

1. straitjacket [v] - See also: straitjacket

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straitjacketed

straintronics
straints
strait
strait-laced
strait and narrow
straited
straiten
straitened
straitened times
straitening
straitens
straiter
straitest
straiting
straitjacket
straitjacketed (current term)
straitjacketing
straitjackets
straitlaced
straitlacedly
straitlacedness
straitly
straitness
straitnesses
straits
straitwaistcoat
straitwaistcoated
straitwaistcoats
strake
straked

Literary usage of Straitjacketed

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... “Politics and the English Language,” 1946 We ought not to get so straitjacketed in “rules” that we sacrifice vigor and clarity to form —James J. Kilt ..."

2. Business Administration by Leon Carroll Marshall (1921)
"... needs of the business community are not straitjacketed into a lot of existing forms. It is helpful for a beginner to think of the matter in that light. ..."

3. At Work: Neutelings Riedijk Architectsby Willem Jan Neutelings, Michiel Riedijk by Willem Jan Neutelings, Michiel Riedijk (2005)
"The design for the Minnaert building in Utrecht, whilst acknowledging the logic of this programme, refuses to be straitjacketed this way. ..."

4. Within the Realm of Possibilty: From Disadvantage to Development at the by Mokubung O Nkomo, Derrick Swartz, Botshabelo Maja (2007)
"... is further straitjacketed to particular types of knowledge and skills that are congruent with the functioning of the market and of economic productivity ..."

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