Definition of prudery noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

prudery

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpruːdəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpruːdəri//
 
[uncountable](formal, disapproving)
 
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the attitude or behaviour of people who seem very easily shocked by things connected with sex
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