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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum.

Usage examples (34)
  • I read once that a prude is a good woman in the worst sense of the word.
  • A prude is the very picture of backwardness -- immature and weak.
  • I suppose the prude was afraid of my demolishing and unrigging her. '
  • I've never been called a prude, because most of them are one night events. for more
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