prurient

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpɹʊəɹ.i.ənt/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈpɹʊɹ.i.ənt/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
prurient

Comparative
more prurient

Superlative
most prurient

  1. If someone is prurient, they are uneasy with desire, usually having to do with lust.
  2. If someone is prurient, they appeal to desires of sex.
  3. If someone is prurient, they are curious, usually in an inappropriate way.

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