prissy

adjective pris·sy \ ˈpri-sē \

Definition of prissy

prissier; prissiest
: overly prim and precise : finicky

prissily

play \ˈpri-sə-lē\ adverb

prissiness

play \ˈpri-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of prissy in a Sentence

  1. She was too prissy to wear jeans.

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Origin and Etymology of prissy

probably blend of prim and sissy


PRISSY Defined for English Language Learners

prissy

adjective

Definition of prissy for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing the annoying attitude of people who care too much about dressing and behaving properly and who are easily upset by other people's behavior, language, etc.



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