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Related / Similar Words: blue(a), puritan, puritanic, priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian

 

Definition:
  • morally rigorous and strict; "blue laws"; "the puritan work ethic"; "puritanic distaste for alcohol"; "she was anything but puritanical in her behavior";
  • exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn''t approve of my miniskirts";
  • of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism;

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    Pertainyms: puritan, Puritanism

     

     
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