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Origin of prude
OTHER WORDS FROM prudeprudelike, adjective
Words nearby prude
Example sentences from the Web for prude
We are left with stalwart genres (action, rom com) and classic roles (prude, seductress, jock, backstory-less best friend).
Mapplethorpe is infamous for his raw depictions of sexuality, but Rodin was no prude.
Casual sex had never interested me before; I had always been a bit of a prude.Sugar Daddy Dating Sites: Helen Croydon on Her Guilty Fantasy|Helen Croydon|May 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Bay isn't a prude, but she isn't going to have sex with anyone just to get it over with,” Weiss said.Television’s 20-Something Female Virgins: ‘Girls,’ ‘Grey’s,’ and ‘Underemployed’|Whitney Friedlander|November 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So far no Republican congressman has been foolish enough to cast himself as the Ken Starr figure, prude, proud and prurient.Should Weiner Resign? Daily Beast Contributors Weigh In|The Daily Beast|June 7, 2011|DAILY BEAST
You remind me of this, and that Johnson was no prude, and that his age was tolerant.Letters on Literature|Andrew Lang
A prig is a stuck-up silly creature, and a prude is always thinking everything wicked.The Maidens' Lodge|Emily Sarah Holt
Oh, you're always so easily shocked—such a prude, so conventional!What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
In my great work on The Prude all will be attended to with due discrimination in apportionment of censure.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8|Ambrose Bierce
For, like most men who are rather animal, he was intellectually a prude.The Longest Journey|E. M. Forster