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Mrs. Grundy


Mrs. Grundy

noun

Definition of MRS. GRUNDY

a person who is greatly concerned with seemly behavior and morality especially regarding sexual matters <the librarian pointed out that many of the books that contain material that was once offensive to the Mrs. Grundys of the world are now revered as literary classics>
Synonyms bluenose, moralist, Mrs. Grundy, nice nelly, puritan, wowser [chiefly Australian]
Antonyms immoralist

February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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