Grundy

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Grundy

(ˈɡrʌndɪ)
n
a narrow-minded person who keeps critical watch on the propriety of others
[C18: named after Mrs Grundy, the character in T. Morton's play Speed the Plough (1798)]
ˈGrundyˌism n
ˈGrundyist, ˈGrundyite n

Grun•dy

(ˈgrʌn di)

n.
Mrs., a narrow-minded, conventional person who is extremely critical of any breach of propriety.
[after Mrs. Grundy, a character mentioned in the play Speed the Plough (1798) by Thomas Morton (1764?–1838), English playwright]