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prudish

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adjective prud·ish \ˈprü-dish\

Definition of prudish

  1. :  marked by prudery :  priggish

prudishly adverb
prudishness noun


Examples of prudish in a sentence

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



1717

First Known Use of prudish

1717

Rhymes with prudish



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