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Anal-retentive - definition?

Posted by Bob on July 30, 2001

In Reply to: Anal-retentive - definition? posted by Jim Leedom on July 30, 2001

: Can anyone give me an "accurate" definition of the phrase "anal-retentive"? And, by the way, does it or does it not have a hyphen? (I had always heard that the answer to that question was, "If you were . . . you'd know!")

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