Definitions for prudeprud
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who is excessively proper or modest and is or affects to be easily shocked, esp. in matters involving sex.
Origin of prude:
1695–1705; < F prude a prude (n.), prudish (adj.), short for prudefemme, OF prodefeme worthy or respectable woman. See proud , femme
a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb who is easily embarrassed or offended by things relating to sex
Don't be such a prude!
A person who is or tries to be excessively proper, especially one who is easily offended by matters of a sexual nature.
Origin: From prude, from prude, prode, feminine of prou, prod, prud, from . Related to proud but unrelated to prudent.
a woman of affected modesty, reserve, or coyness; one who is overscrupulous or sensitive; one who affects extraordinary prudence in conduct and speech
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A native of Boston.