Anal - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeɪnl|  American pronunciation of the word anal
Brit.  |ˈeɪnəl|  British pronunciation of the word anal

adjective

- of or related to the anus

anal thermometer

- a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.

Examples

He can be pretty anal about keeping his office neat.

Don't be so anal.

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