Definition of anal
- an anal fin
- an anal disposition
- I have a mania for neatness in some matters that is almost anal.
- —Joseph Heller
He can be pretty anal about keeping his office neat.
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biology : of, relating to, or located near the anus
: extremely or overly neat, careful, or precise
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