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PRUDISH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prudish mean? 

PRUDISH (adjective)
  The adjective PRUDISH has 1 sense:

1. exaggeratedly proper

  Familiarity information: PRUDISH used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PRUDISH (adjective)


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Meaning:

Exaggeratedly proper

Synonyms:

priggish; tight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; straightlaced; straight-laced; square-toed; prudish; prissy; puritanical; prim; victorian

Context example:

my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

Similar:

proper (marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness)


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