bluenose


bluenose

noun

Definition of BLUENOSE

a person who is greatly concerned with seemly behavior and morality especially regarding sexual matters <the editorial lambasts those bluenoses who feel they have the moral authority to dictate how other people should conduct themselves in private>
Synonyms bluenose, moralist, Mrs. Grundy, nice nelly, puritan, wowser [chiefly Australian]
Antonyms immoralist

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