Definition of Straitjacket in English :
Define Straitjacket in English
Straitjacket meaning in English
Meaning of Straitjacket in English
Pronunciation of Straitjacket in English
Straitjacket pronunciation in English
Pronounce Straitjacket in Englishsee synonyms of straitjacket
anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines
Example Sentences:'they defected because Russian dance was in a straitjacket''the government is operating in an economic straitjacket'
2. straightjacket, straitjacket
a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person
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