the quality or condition of being prudish
Origin of pruderyFrench pruderie
- The state or quality of being prudish.
- An instance of prudish behavior or talk.
Origin of pruderyFrench pruderie, from prude, prude; see prude.
(countable and uncountable, plural pruderies)
- (uncountable) The condition of being prudish; prudishness
- (countable) Prudish behaviour