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ˈpru də riprud·e·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. primness, prudishness, prudery, Grundyismnoun

    excessive or affected modesty


  1. pruderynoun

    The condition of being prudish; prudishness

  2. pruderynoun

    Prudish behaviour

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pruderynoun

    the quality or state of being prudish; excessive or affected scrupulousness in speech or conduct; stiffness; coyness

    Etymology: [F. pruderie. See Prude.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    A quality that displays a lack of modesty as a wig does a loss of hair.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prudery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prudery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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