censorious (comparative more censorious, superlative most censorious)
- Addicted to censure and scolding; apt to blame or condemn; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners.
2013 September 20, Holly Baxter, “Is masturbating in public a laughing matter?”, in The Guardian:
But I'm guessing the girls didn't push for molestation charges because they were censorious prudes who would grow into knowing how to take such behaviour on the chin – they felt genuinely threatened, they took their concerns to court, and they deserved more than being told that they'd misread the situation all along.
- Implying or expressing censure.
implying or expressing censure
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