Definition of bluenose
: a person who advocates a rigorous moral code
bluenosedplay \-ˌnōzd\ adjective
Examples of bluenose in a sentence
the editorial lambasts those bluenoses who feel they have the moral authority to dictate how other people should conduct themselves in private
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