preppy


1prep·py

noun \ˈpre-pē\

: someone who dresses or acts like a student at a prep school (such as by wearing neat, somewhat formal clothing or by using particular words and phrases)

plural prep·pies

Full Definition of PREPPY

1
:  a student at or a graduate of a preparatory school
2
:  a person deemed to dress or behave like a preppy

Variants of PREPPY

prep·py or prep·pie \ˈpre-pē\

Origin of PREPPY

1prep
First Known Use: 1967

Rhymes with PREPPY

2preppy

adjective

Definition of PREPPY

1
:  relating to, characteristic of, or being a preppy
2
:  relating to or being a style of dress characterized especially by classic clothing and neat appearance
prep·pi·ly \ˈpre-pə-lē\ adverb
prep·pi·ness \ˈpre-pē-nəs\ noun

Variants of PREPPY

preppy or preppie

First Known Use of PREPPY

1967

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