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ˈpru dɪʃprud·ish

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  1. prudish

    Synonyms:
    coy, over modest, affectedly modest, over nice, squeamish, reserved, demure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorianadjective

    exaggeratedly proper

    "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"

    Synonyms:
    blue(a), mincing, straitlaced, prissy, squeamish, overnice, dainty, puritanical, straightlaced, priggish, strait-laced, tight-laced, nice, straight-laced, squared-toe, niminy-piminy, victorian, prim, puritanic, twee, square-toed

    Antonyms:
    improper

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prudishadjective

    Synonyms:
    coy, demure, reserved, over-modest, affectedly modest

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How to use prudish in a sentence?

  1. Olly Aylott:

    British people are known for being quite prudish but we're not really.

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