variants or less commonly prex
plural prexies also prexes
: president
used chiefly of a college president

Word History


prexy from prex, by shortening & alteration from president

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prexy was in 1828

Dictionary Entries Near prexy

Cite this Entry

“Prexy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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