Synonyms of puritan in English:

puritan

noun

  • today's puritans impede frank talk about sexuality
    moralist, pietist, prude, prig, moral zealot/fanatic, killjoy, Mrs Grundy, Grundy, old maid, schoolmarm, Victorian, priggish person, ascetic
    informal goody-goody, Goody Two-Shoes, holy Joe, holy Willie, Miss Prim
    North American informal bluenose
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    Pronunciation: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
    adjective
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