noun, verb (used with object)
- straighten out,
- straighten up,
- strain fracture
verb (used with object) Also strait-jack·et.
Origin of straitjacket
Examples from the Web for straightjacket
She must put the straightjacket on the patient when I have talked to him and given the order!
We must try to prevent further violence and the doctor has sent to the hospital for a straightjacket.
I always scheduled her last, so that I could exceed the 45 minutes straightjacket of the classic therapy session.The Capgras Shift|Sam Vaknin