Definitions for puritanical

Definitions for (adj) puritanical

Main entry: blue, puritanic, puritanical

Definition: morally rigorous and strict

Usage: the puritan work ethic; puritanic distaste for alcohol; she was anything but puritanical in her behavior

Main entry: victorian, square-toed, straight-laced, straightlaced, strait-laced, straitlaced, tight-laced, priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical

Definition: exaggeratedly proper

Usage: my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

Main entry: puritanical

Definition: of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism

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