English adjective: puritanical
|1.||puritanical of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism|
|2.||puritanical exaggeratedly proper|
|Samples||My straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts.|
|Synonyms||priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, square-toed, straight-laced, straightlaced, strait-laced, straitlaced, tight-laced, victorian|
|3.||puritanical morally rigorous and strict|
|Samples||The puritan work ethic.|
Puritanic distaste for alcohol.
She was anything but puritanical in her behavior.