MEANING: adjective: Overly concerned with propriety or decorum, especially in matters of sex.

ETYMOLOGY: From prude, from Old French prudefemme (wise or good woman), feminine of prud’homme (wise man). Earliest documented use: 1717.

RUDISH - kinda impolite

PRU-DASH - a short race held just before the Boston Marathon, for contrast

PERU-DISH - Lima beans