The definition of anal is something that is associated with or near the opening in the body at the lower end of the intestines where feces are expelled.(adjective)
When a child between the ages of one and three becomes very interested in his bowel movements, then that is an example of the anal stage of his development.
Anal is defined as someone who is really uptight or particular and who always wants things a certain way.(adjective)
An example of someone who is anal is a person who always lines up his socks by color and by level of wear, who perfectly folds them and puts them into specific boxes in his dresser and who insists on wearing them in a particular order.
See anal in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ModL analis < anus, anus
See anal in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin ānus, anus.
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