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prude

noun

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  1. a person who is greatly concerned with seemly behavior and morality especially regarding sexual matters <the racy sitcom frequently satirizes exactly the sort of prude who would like to see the show taken off the air> Synonyms bluenose, moralist, Mrs. Grundy, nice nelly, puritan, wowser [chiefly Australian] Related Words moralizer; goody-goody, Goody Two-shoes; fuddy-duddy, old maid, prig, spoilsport, stuffed shirt Near Antonyms libertarian, libertine; misbehaver Antonyms immoralist




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