Comstockian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Comstock +‎ -ian, after American politician and postal inspector Anthony Comstock (1844–1915).

Adjective[edit]

Comstockian (comparative more Comstockian, superlative most Comstockian)

  1. Of or relating to Anthony Comstock (1844–1915), United States postal inspector and politician dedicated to ideas of Victorian morality.
    Comstockian prudishness