2. Verb. To dress or behave in a prissy manner ¹
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Definition of Priss
1. to act in a prissy manner [v -ED, -ING, -ES]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Priss
Literary usage of Priss
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1. The Bruce: Or, The Book of the Most Excellent and Noble Prince, Robert de by John Barbour, John Lydgate (1894)
"See priss. Prid, s. pride, l. 408. Prik, v. to prick, wound, 13. ... priss, v. to prize, esteem, 6. 505 ; g.~. to be prized, or esteemed, 7. go. ; 224, ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1897)
"He repaired the damage, and handed the fiddle back to priss, ... He would have it that our priss had a hand for the fiddle, and a ear for'm too. ..."