prexy

noun
\ ˈprek-sē How to pronounce prexy (audio) \
variants: or less commonly prex \ ˈpreks How to pronounce prexy (audio) \
plural prexies also prexes

Definition of prexy

slang
: president used chiefly of a college president

First Known Use of prexy

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prexy

prexy from prex, by shortening & alteration from president

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“Prexy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prexy. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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