anally retentive Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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anally retentiveadjective

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 ​obsessivelyorderly everything is in his ​garage.
(Definition of anally retentive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anally retentive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 整洁成癖的, 过分注重细节的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 整潔成癖的, 過分注重細節的…
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