anal retentive meaning
Adjective: anal retentive
- A stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.
Encyclopedia: Anal retentive
n : an anal-retentive individual
- How anal retentive and how ludicrous do you want to get?
- The cups of league anal retentives did not runneth over with amusement.
- Remember the anal retentive chef on " Saturday Night Live "?
- Nor do they want to look anal retentive and pull out a calculator.
- My partner calls it anal retentive.