prig


1prig

noun \ˈprig\

Definition of PRIG

:  thief

Origin of PRIG

prig to steal
First Known Use: 1610

Rhymes with PRIG

2prig

noun

Definition of PRIG

1
archaic :  fop
2
archaic :  fellow, person
3
:  one who offends or irritates by observance of proprieties (as of speech or manners) in a pointed manner or to an obnoxious degree
prig·gery \-gə-rē\ noun
prig·gish \ˈpri-gish\ adjective
prig·gish·ly adverb
prig·gish·ness noun

Origin of PRIG

probably from 1prig
First Known Use: 1676

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