strait-laced


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marked by excessive concern for propriety and good form

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The list of those who concealed a history of sexual misbehavior includes both Democrats and Republicans, well-known Lotharios and strait-laced Presbyterians, among them: James Garfield, Woodrow Wilson, Warren Harding, Franklin Roosevelt, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson.
LADIES can be as politically incorrect as the lads in The Heat (Channel 4, 9pm, tonight), Paul Feig's oestrogen-fuelled buddy movie, which pairs Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy as a strait-laced FBI agent and gung-ho Boston police detective who join forces to bring down a criminal mastermind.
Fifty Shades Of Grey (Unseen Edition) 18 STRAIT-LACED student Anastasia Steele Dakota Johnson) interviews billionaire Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) for an article in her university newspaper.
He manipulates fellow cops in between seeing an oddball Australian psychiatrist ( Jim Broadbent) and seducing the sexually frustrated wife (Shirley Henderson) of a strait-laced accountant, but his dark past catches up with him.
21 AND OVER (15) MILLER (Miles Teller) and strait-laced pal Casey (Skylar Astin) arrive at the house of their pal Jeff Chang (Justin Chon), who is turning 21.
21 AND OVER(15) MILLER (Miles Teller) and strait-laced pal Casey (Skylar Astin) arrive at the house of their pal Jeff Chang (Justin Chon), who is turning 21, determined to take him out on the town.
But strait-laced Americans have risen up in a collective fit of apoplexy after London rapper M.
Based on a tale by CS Forester involving a hazardous trip along an African river to destroy an enemy gunboat, The African Queen stars Bogie as riverboat captain Charlie and Hepburn as strait-laced Rose, with whom he forms an unlikely alliance.
The Secrets of Scientology BBC1, 9pm There's nothing quite so much fun as watching some serious and strait-laced chap lose it completely.
JENNIFER Aniston will shed her strait-laced image by appearing topless - during raunchy lesbian sex scenes.
One story this week did just that, although if my strait-laced mum is looking down from heaven I'm in for a thunderbolt because she wouldn't have considered it at all amusing.
GRIZZLED former professional baseball player Morris Buttermaker (Billy Bob Thornton) is "financially persuaded" by strait-laced lawyer Liz Whitewood (Gay Harden) to coach a failing little league baseball team called The Bears.
STRAIT-LACED councillors who gave the thumbs down to a sex shop have approved a male strip show in a Scottish seaside town.
Witnessing a talented young person make a slight fool of herself, at a stiff little gathering like this, is so pleasant,'' Reed describes his fist encounter with graduate student Flower Cannon at a strait-laced university dinner where she gets ``attractively tipsy.
Siobhan Harrison is strait-laced Sergeant Sarah Brown from the Save a Soul Mission, desperate to stop the gambling and drinking of the "jungle of sin" that is 1930s New York.