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OTHER WORDS FROM uptightup·tight·ness, noun
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“It paints the women as shrews, as humorless and uptight, and it paints the men as lovable, goofy, fun-loving guys,” she said.
Read another way, she is a horrible mother, an uptight snob, and a bit of a shrew.Colm Toibin Describes The Creation Of His Quiet Masterpiece ‘Nora Webster’|Jennie Yabroff|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the characters I played was an uptight whackjob, so that was probably written for me.'SNL' Star Kate McKinnon's Big, 'Awesome,' Emmy-Nominated Year|Kevin Fallon|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The producers were looking to start a fight between the laid-back Sebastian and Camille, his uptight counterpart.The Surreal Genius of Bravo’s Rich Kids Docudrama ‘NYC Prep’|Amy Zimmerman|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Cummings, who was born within an uptight intellectual haven, it was no wonder that he would grow out of that shell.