anal retentive


adjective

having an anal character.

noun

a person who is anal retentive.

Nearby words

  1. anal personality,
  2. anal phase,
  3. anal pit,
  4. anal plate,
  5. anal reflex,
  6. anal sinus,
  7. anal sphincter,
  8. anal stage,
  9. anal vein,
  10. anal verge

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British Dictionary definitions for anal retentive

anal retentive

/ psychoanal /

noun

a person who exhibits anal personality traits

adjective anal-retentive

exhibiting anal personality traits
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