1. excessively proper or modest in speech, conduct, dress, etc.
2. characteristic of a prude.
—Related forms
prud·ish·ly, adverb
prud·ish·ness, noun
—Synonyms 1. reserved, coy. See modest.
Shanny is very prudish?
by Talibanbarbie September 26, 2007
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Someone who is uncomfortable, unable, or uninterested in sexual activity. Often, being prudish is a sign of having an antisocial disability or PTSD of an early childhood memory.
Alexandra Feodorovna was often believed to be prudish and never engaged with Rasputin on a sexual level.

The children she did bear were most likely from a plutonic relationship with the Russian Emperor.
by MrBlue1223 February 28, 2022
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The defense against physical relations used by a serious flirt who never had an intention for physical relations.
She flirted to the gentleman's delight, but then threw up her prudish shield and all went home.
by NYT My Man February 19, 2011
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An American censorship board called Standards and Practices (also referred to as Department of Prudish Intent) is the name traditionally given to the department at a television network which is responsible for the moral, ethical, and legal implications of the program that network airs. Standards and Practices also ensure fairness on televised game shows, in which they are the adjunct to the judges at the production company level. They also have the power to write-up and suggest to fire TV network stars and employees for violations of standards and practices. The Department of Prudish Intent takes things too seriously and also censors minor things.
Department of Prudish Intent are a bunch of prudes!
by Mr. Robotron June 11, 2017
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