from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Excessively or affectedly prim and proper.
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- adj. excessively prim, proper, particular or fussy
- adj. well-mannered, well-behaved
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- adj. exaggeratedly proper
- adj. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
I, as I said, was raised Catholic, and I was I don't know that I would use the word prissy, but I was awfully devout and careful.
And yes, I fully expect to be called prissy again.
great post kyran we should focus on what unites us not what makes us different. and hey i don't mind being called a prissy bitch sometimes...my husband is canadian citizen now but he was a political refugee and he is also proud to be canadian
A newspaper friendly to Helms -- known as the Landmark -- accused Hunt of being "prissy" and suggested that he was gay.
Shepherd dedicated herself to morphing "from a 'prissy' woman who never exercised to the Guinness Book of World Records 'oldest female bodybuilder," ABC News reports.
And a big part of Kilgore's problem is his "prissy" voice.
She calls herself "prissy", if that tells you anything.
But frankly his kind of prissy, whining, attention-seeking (like drama queen) behaviour is just so f**ckin 'annoying.
Parents not encouraging kids, young people seeing education as "prissy", and the general lack of support that poor youth get from the inside.
Thousands of workers face overtime ban after MEPs block Britain's opt-out of Europe's 48-hour week Don't call the kids obese: Parents to get 'prissy' letters telling them they're children are overweight Stop stealing our jobs: Thousands of oil workers across Britain walk out in row over influx of foreign labour Pay the obese to take a walk: Now the nanny state offers rewards just for losing weight in