\ ˈpris \
-ed/-ing/-es

Definition of priss

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Midland
: to act or dress in a prissy or fussy manner often used with upprissing up to impress the teacher

priss

noun
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plural -es

Definition of priss (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Midland
: a prissy person usually used of a woman or girl

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Intransitive verb

back-formation from prissy

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“Priss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/priss. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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