prig·​gism ˈpri-ˌgi-zəm How to pronounce priggism (audio)
: stilted adherence to convention

Word History

First Known Use

1753, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of priggism was in 1753

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Cite this Entry

“Priggism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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