pri·​er ˈprī(-ə)r How to pronounce prier (audio)
variants or less commonly pryer
: one that pries
especially : an inquisitive person

Word History

First Known Use

1552, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prier was in 1552

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Cite this Entry

“Prier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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