prudish


prud·ish

adjective \ˈprü-dish\

Definition of PRUDISH

:  marked by prudery :  priggish
prud·ish·ly adverb
prud·ish·ness noun

Examples of PRUDISH

  1. <by the prudish standards of the 19th century, any depiction of the nude was scandalous>

First Known Use of PRUDISH

1717

Rhymes with PRUDISH

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