prinked; prinking; prinks
: primp
prinker noun

Word History

Etymology

probably alteration of prank entry 3

First Known Use

1573, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prink was in 1573

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Cite this Entry

“Prink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prink. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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prink

verb
: primp

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