- The definition of prudish is overly proper or too modest.
Someone who is very proper and cannot stand hearing any sexual reference, this is an example of someone who would be described as prudish.
prudish definition by Webster's New World
like or characteristic of a prude; too modest or proper
prudish definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Marked by or exhibiting the characteristics of a prude; priggish.
- prudˈish·ly adverb
- prudˈish·ness noun