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Definition of "prudish" [prud•ish]

  • Marked by or exhibiting the characteristics of a prude; priggish. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "prudish" in a sentence
  • "Hilarious Ad About Dirty, Dirty Money (kinda NSFW) (WARNING: Not meant for kids, or for adult viewing while in prudish work environments)."
  • "BLOOM: Yes, he is called prudish for considering it a crime for a 43 - year-old man to have sex with a 13-year-old girl."
  • "He was religious and prudish, which is one of the main reasons why the novels of his era do not feature any sex."