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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; Exaggeratedly proper.

Usage examples (30)
  • I, as I said, was raised Catholic, and I was I don't know that I would use the word prissy, but I was awfully devout and careful.
  • She calls herself "prissy", if that tells you anything.
  • And a big part of Kilgore's problem is his "prissy" voice.
  • Mr. Wesley figures such a move is "kind of prissy" for a big dog named Magnum. for more
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