And yet she's also, in a strange way, a highly moral person; it's just that she doesn't confuse morality with strait-laced cowardice and want of adventure.
Once you turn the political contest into a strict test of personal character and behaviour, even the apparently most strait-laced leader is likely to come a cropper in the end.
‘It was the only erotic program,’ Ananich said, recalling how strait-laced television was back then.
Shawn, the bridegroom, is played as a gormless buffoon; the real comedy of the earnest, strait-laced coward goes for nothing.
For two decades, the BBC's voice of youth enforced a moral code that your average Victorian aunt would have thought strait-laced .
A strait-laced British Government official arrives to offer cash aid to dig 38 wells for the president's drought-stricken people.
‘What I had done was to signal a shift in our mindset to being more relaxed and open-minded, and less strait-laced and Victorian,’ he said.
It is strangely unclassifiable television - a caustically comic, surreptitiously sudsy thriller that has alienated a whole tranche of strait-laced Americans and so delighted many more.
To their more gung-ho colleagues in the financial sector, this strait-laced group is little more than a regulatory irritant, more interested in stopping them making money than helping them.
Far from being strait-laced , women in the 1600s were as fashion conscious as today - even if it meant wearing highly revealing outfits.