Prudery - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpruːdəri|
Brit.  |ˈpruːdəri|

noun

- excessive or affected modesty (syn: grundyism, primness, prudishness)

Examples

...such prudery regarding artistic depictions of the nude has no place on a college campus...

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