pudibund
adjective Etymology: Latin pudibundus, from pudēre to be ashamed + -bundus (as in moribundus moribund) Date: circa 1656 prudish

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  • pudibund — PUDIBÚND, Ă, pudibunzi, de, adj. (Livr (livresc).) Care afişează o pudoare exagerată. – var. (după alte surse) pudibond. – Din lat. pudibundus. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  pudibúnd adj. m., pl. pudibúnzi; …   Dicționar Român

  • pudibund — adjective /ˈpjuːdɪbʌnd/ Shy, bashful; prudish. she lay back on the outer half of Adas pillow in a martyrs pudibund swoon, her locks spreading their orange blaze against the black velvet of the paddded headboard …   Wiktionary

  • pudibund — pu|di|bund Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • pudibund — pu·di·bund …   English syllables

  • pudibund — ˈpyüdəˌbənd adjective Etymology: Latin pudibundus, from pudēre to be ashamed + bundus (as in moribundus moribund) more at pudic, moribund : prudish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Buchenstreckfuß — Buchen Streckfuß Buchen Streckfuß (Calliteara pudibunda) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Calliteara pudibunda — Buchen Streckfuß Buchen Streckfuß (Calliteara pudibunda) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dasychira pudibunda — Buchen Streckfuß Buchen Streckfuß (Calliteara pudibunda) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elkneria pudibunda — Buchen Streckfuß Buchen Streckfuß (Calliteara pudibunda) Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • prud — PRUD, Ă, pruzi, de, adj. (Franţuzism) Care simulează o atitudine virtuoasă, austeră. – Din fr. prude. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 24.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  prud adj. m., pl. pruzi; f. sg. prúdă, pl …   Dicționar Român

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