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Meaning of PRUDISH

Pronunciation:  'proodish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"
 

PRUDISH is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: priggish, prim, prissy, proper, puritanical, square-toed, straightlaced, straitlaced, tight-laced, victorian
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prud"ish\, a.
Like a prude; very formal, precise, or reserved; affectedly
severe in virtue; as, a prudish woman; prudish manners.

      A formal lecture, spoke with prudish face. --Garrick.

 

 

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