Definition of prudishly in English:

prudishly

adverb

  • See prudish

    • ‘Surprisingly for a French film of the postwar era, Ne de Pere Iconnu is often prudishly old-fashioned.’
    • ‘I always turn up to the gym ready to start, and either go home stinky or run prudishly to the showers and change there.’
    • ‘In England, you can ask for 'the bog' if you are in a pub, 'the little boy's room' or 'the girl's room' if you are in prudishly polite company.’

Pronunciation

prudishly

/ˈpruːdɪʃ(ə)li/