anal character


Definition of anal character

: a personality type characterized by a predilection for anal eroticism or by its symbolic manifestations (as excessive neatness, acquisitiveness, miserliness, self-discipline, pedantry, and obstinacy)

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First Known Use of anal character

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Anal character.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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