What does buttoned-down mean?

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  1. (idiomatic) Alternative form of button-down
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There's a lot of teenage self-discovery and plenty of hugging and crying as the buttoned-down boarders learn they're the masters of their own destiny, yada yada yada.
The former governor is so buttoned-down and toffee-nosed he belongs at Downton Abbey.
In the passenger seat, there's a man, buttoned-down shirt and furrowed brow.
A generation ago, most American men were perfectly content in buttoned-down Oxford cloth.

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