Simple Definition of primp
: to try to make yourself more attractive by making small changes to your clothes, hair, etc., especially while looking at yourself in a mirror
Full Definition of primp
: 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
PRIMP Defined for Kids
Definition of primp
: to dress or arrange in a careful or fussy manner
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