HyperDic: prudish

English > 1 sense of the word prudish:
ADJECTIVEallprudish, priggish, prim, prissy, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorianexaggeratedly proper
prudish > pronunciation
Soundspruw'dihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > prudish: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningexaggeratedly proper.
Synonymspriggish, prim, prissy, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian
Broaderpropermarked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
Spanishgazmoño, mojigato, pudibundo, puritano, remilgado
Nounsprudishnessexcessive or affected modesty
Adverbsprudishlyin a prudish manner

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