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

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prexy. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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