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Synonyms for prudish
ˈpru dɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian(adj)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prudish

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prudish(a.)

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

How to pronounce prudish?

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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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