Definition of "straitened" [straitened]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of straiten. (verb)
  • Squeezed or confined (adjective)

Wiktionary.org : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "straitened" in a sentence
  • "The policy is defensible as the fairest approach to university finances in straitened times."
  • "Instead, in straitened times, it is money that has had the final word."
  • "Ok, but be fair … Grant came into possession of ONE slave, and set him free, even though Grant was in straitened financial circumstances and could have done with the money."
Words like "straitened"