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Definition of puritan:

  1. One who affects rigid purity in religious matters; a name given in contempt to a dissenter in the reign of Elizabeth and in those of her two successors.
  2. Pert. to the Puritans or early dissenters.

Synonyms:

prejudiced, beadle, Mrs Grundy, Calvinism, sex, puritanical, nonindulgent, Anglican, bluenose, moralist, old maid, strict, Baptist, proper, wowser, Benedictine, prude, Christendom, Amish, puritanic, acolyte, Victorian, blue, nice nelly, benefice.

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