: to dress, adorn, or arrange in a careful or finicky manner
: to dress or groom oneself carefully <primps for hours before a date>
Examples of PRIMP
- The girls spent hours primping in front of the mirror.
- He primped his hair while waiting for his date.
Origin of PRIMP
perhaps alteration of 1prim
First Known Use: 1801
Rhymes with PRIMP
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