Meaning of “anally retentive” in the English Dictionary

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"anally retentive" in British English

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anally retentiveadjective

uk /ˌeɪ.nəl.i rɪˈten.tɪv/ us /ˌeɪ.nəl.i rɪˈten.t̬ɪv/ also anal-retentive informal

(Definition of “anally retentive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)