Translation of prudish in Spanish:

prudish

mojigato, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈpruːdɪʃ//ˈprudɪʃ/

adjective

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    mojigato
    gazmoño
    • But only the most prudish will have been shocked by the news that Huntington Working Men's Club has finally allowed women into its games room.
    • In 1948, Professor Alfred C. Kinsey published Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, dropping a proverbial bomb of sexual information on a largely misinformed and prudish culture.
    • But in the prudish 1840s, women were expected to know their place - and it did not involve depicting headstrong, passionate women who became enamoured with married men.
    • Our great-grandparents were rather less prudish than we might imagine.
    • The film is perfunctory, even prudish, in its depiction of sex and refuses to acknowledge Aids.
    • Mr S was very prudish and old-fashioned in thinking he could shield his children from his playboy reputation.
    • But the family had never been prudish about nudity, Danny, a nurse, explained.
    • The Victorian age was supposed to have been temperate, prudish, serious and industrious, rather like the good Queen herself.
    • The book chronicles her sexual encounters with the various men who replied and, despite my initial, rather prudish shock, I found myself saluting her courage.
    • Sex is a part of life and I felt we were being a bit prudish not showing any.
    • Another thing that worries me is how prudish people are about nudity, and sex.
    • The Euripides story tells of a young and prudish king who tries to stop a vengeful God and his band of tutu-clad Bacchae from corrupting the women of his kingdom - including his own mother, Agave.
    • His hero was promptly rechristened Rodolfo, and Cammarano also argued, to Verdi's annoyance, that the prudish Neapolitan audience would never accept a prince's mistress on stage.
    • Parents tend to a have a prudish, Victorian hangover about sex education in this country - it's pathetic.
    • He was religious and prudish, which is one of the main reasons why the novels of his era do not feature any sex.
    • My guess is that quite a few parents who don't particularly care about sex in the papers on their own account suddenly develop prudish tendencies when their child reads about it.
    • It's not that Paul swears a lot or that I'm prudish about bad language, it's just a surprise to see his glossy showman veneer crack a little.
    • It's not that they are at all prudish or old fashioned, or even disapproving of my having a sexually active lifestyle; the opposite in fact.
    • What likewise astonishes is how Victorian, prudish, and ultra-conservative in thought most of us really are despite the claim to modernity and non-traditionalism.
    • Much of America adopts a prudish attitude to betting.