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straitjacket

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straitjacketnoun
alsostraightjacket/ˈstreɪtˌʤækət/
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straitjacket
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also straightjacket /ˈstreɪtˌʤækət/
pluralstraitjackets
Learner's definition of STRAITJACKET  
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: a jacket that has long arms which can be tied together behind someone's back and that is used to control the movements of a violent prisoner or patient — sometimes used figuratively
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