Examples of prude in a Sentence
He is too much of a prude to enjoy movies containing sex and violence.
the racy sitcom frequently satirizes exactly the sort of prude who would like to see the show taken off the air
Recent Examples of prude from the Web
One issue was that he was raised as a bit of a prude and was always dead silent during the act.
But Trump went back and forth this way for months, a joker shrugging off prudes who didn’t get it.
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Origin and Etymology of prude
First Known Use: 1704See Words from the same year
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