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 in a sentence
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 for Students
: to dress or arrange in a careful or fussy manner
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