prexy

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noun \ ˈprek-sē \
variants: or less commonly prex play \ˈpreks\

Definition of prexy

plural prexies also prexes
slang
:president used chiefly of a college president

Origin and Etymology of prexy

prexy from prex, by shortening & alteration from president


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