Definitions For Puritan

noun

  • A person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
  • Someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures
  • A member of a group of English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought that the Protestant Reformation under Elizabeth was incomplete and advocated the simplification and regulation of forms of worship
  • A member of a Protestant group in England and New England in the 16th and 17th centuries that opposed many customs of the Church of England
  • A person who follows strict moral rules and who believes that pleasure is wrong

Is Puritan a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
12

The word Puritan is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Puritan in a Sentence

  • She's a puritan about sex.
  • Some of the town's puritans still maintain that sex education has no place in the schools

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