Synonyms and Antonyms of Mrs. Grundy
a person who is greatly concerned with seemly behavior and morality especially regarding sexual matters the librarian pointed out that many of the books that contain material that was once offensive to the Mrs. Grundys of the world are now revered as literary classics Synonyms bluenose, moralist, prude, nice nelly, puritan, wowser [chiefly Australian]Related Words moralizer; goody-goody, Goody Two-shoes; fuddy-duddy, old maid, prig, spoilsport, stuffed shirtNear Antonyms libertarian, libertine; misbehaverAntonyms immoralist
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