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preppy

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noun prep·py \ˈpre-pē\
variants: or

preppie

Definition of preppy

plural

preppies

  1. 1 :  a student at or a graduate of a preparatory school

  2. 2 :  a person deemed to dress or behave like a preppy

Origin and Etymology of preppy

1prep


First Known Use: 1928


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preppy

adjective prep·py
variants: or

preppie

Definition of preppy

  1. 1 :  relating to, characteristic of, or being a preppy

  2. 2 :  relating to or being a style of dress characterized especially by classic clothing and neat appearance

preppily

play \ˈpre-pə-lē\ adverb

preppiness

play \ˈpre-pē-nəs\ noun

1900

First Known Use of preppy

1900


PREPPY Defined for English Language Learners

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preppy

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noun prep·py \ˈpre-pē\

Definition of preppy for English Language Learners

  • : someone who dresses or acts like a student at a prep school (such as by wearing neat, somewhat formal clothing or by using particular words and phrases)

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