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prude

noun [C]     /pruːd/ disapproving
a person who is easily shocked by rude things, especially those of a sexual type : Don't be such a prude.Narrow-minded prudish     /ˈpruː.dɪʃ/ adjective I don't consider myself prudish but I do think the sex scenes in the film were a bit excessive .Narrow-minded prudishly     /ˈpruː.dɪʃ.li/ adverb prudishness     /ˈpruː.dɪʃ.nəs/ noun [U] (also prudery)
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