verb (used with object) Also strait-jacket.
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How to use straitjacket in a sentence
Otis says he was wearing a tan jacket similar to one described by witnesses.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Basosila Botala is wearing a blue rain jacket despite the sweltering heat.
I settle for a sweater and jacket and throw a tie in my briefcase just in case it turns out to be the prom.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Micah is 10 years old and he had a coat geared to the season, a Patagonia winter jacket with a hood.
Alice wore a black nylon rain jacket that looked as if it was ill prepared to deal with the coming chill.
During this conversation Harry's right hand was resting beneath his jacket, grasping the butt of his revolver.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
He was so zealous a partisan of democracy, and of Cromwell, that the authorities frequently placed him in a straight jacket.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The farmer told him it was six miles; "but," he added, "you must ride sharp, or you will get a wet jacket before you reach it."
The children of thy barrenness shall still say in thy ears: The place is too strait for me, make me room to dwell in.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Departure on the fourth voyage, accompanied by a merchant-ship bound through Torres Strait.