how to pronounce straitjacket

/ˈstɹɛɪtˌdʒækɪt/

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straitjacket is pronounced in three syllables

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stɹɛɪtdʒækɪt

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An example use of straitjacket in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… like you're in a straitjacket forced …”

meaning of straitjacket

A straitjacket is a garment that is tight-fitting and covers the entire body, with sleeves that are too short to allow the wearer to put their arms down by their sides.

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