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Synonyms for button-down

conforming to established practice or standards

Synonyms for button-down

unimaginatively conventional

of a shirt

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FBI Agent Dana Scully, her character on ``The X-Files,'' is too straitlaced, too buttoned down.
A lot of people were losing fish today, primarily because their drags were buttoned down,'' said Redondo Beach angler Dan Fouts (not the San Diego Charger quarterback).
Like his countryman in many ways, pianist Lars Vogt, who played the Schumann Concerto, also is a musician whose physical presence is not neatly ordered and buttoned down.