Synonyms and Antonyms for Puritan

1. puritan (n.)

a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum


2. puritan (n.)

someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures


3. Puritan (n.)

a member of a group of English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought that the Protestant Reformation under Elizabeth was incomplete and advocated the simplification and regulation of forms of worship