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anally retentive

adjective uk   us   (also anal-retentive) informal
Someone who is anally retentive is too worried about being organized and tidy: Don't you think Adrian's a bit anally retentive? Look how obsessively orderly everything is in his garage.
Translations of “anally retentive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 整潔成癖的, 過分注重細節的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 整洁成癖的, 过分注重细节的…
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