English translation of 'puritano'
masculine noun, feminine noun
'puritano' in Other Languages
British English: prude NOUN
If you call someone a prude, you mean that they are too easily shocked by things relating to sex.
Caroline was very much a prude. She wouldn't let me see her naked.
British English: puritan NOUN
You describe someone as a puritan when they live according to strict moral or religious principles, especially when they disapprove of physical pleasures.
He had forgotten that she was something of a puritan.
British English: puritan ADJECTIVE
Puritan attitudes are based on strict moral or religious principles and often involve disapproval of physical pleasures.
He was someone who certainly had a puritan streak in him.
British English: puritanical ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as puritanical, you mean that they have very strict moral principles, and often try to make other people behave in a more moral way.
Translation of puritano from the Collins Italian to English Dictionary