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1. prude

noun. ['ˈpruːd'] a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum.

Synonyms

  • unpleasant person
  • puritan

Etymology

  • prude (French)
  • prude (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Prude

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Example sentences of the word prude


1. Noun, singular or mass
That is why “Puritan” is often used as a pejorative and a synonym for prude.

Quotes containing the word prude


1. you have to be the prude or the slut, and if you pick one, other people hate you for it, and you can’t trust anyone anymore, because they’re all after the same thing, and you see that you can never go back to how was before…
- Ned Vizzini

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