button-down

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conforming to established practice or standards

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unimaginatively conventional

of a shirt

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The "singing solicitor" buttoned down to his braces and bare feet and barnstormed the venue with ballads from his debut album - says the publicity blurb.
Moments later--in a buttoned down tux--the man who famously threw a tantrum at being unable to read a poem (on camera) at the BAFTAs, returned with cameras rolling bearing a black desk phone and warned recipients that if their speeches ran more than 45 seconds they should, "say hello to my little friend."
Edgar Hoover, was keeping their sexuality carefully buttoned down and in the closet.