What does the word prude mean?

Usage examples for prude

  1. I believe I have a right to have known more than one; I'm twenty- four; I don't make any secret of my age, and I don't play the prude. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  2. You're very rude; And then she acted like a Prude. – The Merry-Thought: or the Glass-Window and Bog-House Miscellany. Part 1 by Samuel Johnson [AKA Hurlo Thrumbo] Commentator: George R. Guffey