One of my students started senior year straight-laced and dreaming of studying engineering at Georgia Tech.
William Parker is a straight-laced cop with dreams of ridding L.A of its crime and endemic corruption.
Thwarted by straight-laced parents, vivacious Flo eventually eloped to Philly with a doctor and then divorced.
But Christopher Wellwyn's heart is too full of humanity to admit of such a straight-laced attitude.
In fact, he was so merry that, by the straight-laced Puritans, he was thought ungodly.
Grandfather Jonathan Forrest, the straight-laced Puritan, had died of a hunting accident.
Goodness, you can't afford to be as straight-laced as all that, in this town.
The North American, beneath his cold and straight-laced appearance, conceals a warm and enthusiastic heart.
One that has been discovered very recently is that the straight-faced are the straight-laced.
I suppose French morality is not of that straight-laced description which is shocked at trifles.