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Mrs. Grundy

Mrs. Grundy

 
pronunciation:
mI sihz gruhn di
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in Tom Morton's eighteenth-century play Speed the Plough, a character who never appears, but who is known as a stern, moralistic upholder of propriety.
definition 2: a priggish or narrow-minded person.
derivations: Grundyism (n.), Grundyist (n.), Grundyite (n.)