Definition of prudish adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

prudish

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈpruːdɪʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpruːdɪʃ//
 
(disapproving) Moral
 
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very easily shocked by things connected with sex synonym strait-laced He grew up in the prudish moral climate of the late nineteenth century. She can be quite prudish. See related entries: Moral
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