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adjective pu·di·bund \ˈpyü-də-ˌbənd\

Definition of pudibund

  1. :  prudish

Origin and Etymology of pudibund

Latin pudibundus, from pudēre to be ashamed + -bundus (as in moribundus moribund)

First Known Use: circa 1656

Rhymes with pudibund

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