puritan
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈpjʊɹɪtən/, /ˈpjɝɪtən/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpjʊəɹɪtən/, /ˈpjɔːɹɪtən/
Noun

puritan (plural puritans)

  1. (often, disapproving) a puritanical person
Translations
  • Italian: puritano
  • Russian: пурита́нин
  • Spanish: puritano
Adjective

puritan

  1. (often, disapproving) acting or behaving according to the Puritan morals (e.g. propagating modesty), especially with regard to pleasure, nudity and sex
    Synonyms: prude, puritanical
Translations
Puritan
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈpjʊɹɪtən/, /ˈpjɝɪtən/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpjʊəɹɪtən/, /ˈpjɔːɹɪtən/
Noun

puritan (plural puritans)

  1. A member of a particular Protestant religious sect advocating greater purity and piety.
Related terms Translations
  • German: Puritaner
  • Russian: пурита́нин



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