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prexy

noun \ˈprek-sē\
plural prex·ies also prex·es

Definition of PREXY

slang
:  president —used chiefly of a college president

Variants of PREXY

prexy also prex \ˈpreks\

Origin of PREXY

prexy from prex, by shortening & alteration from president
First Known Use: 1828

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

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