Definition of Priss

1. Noun. (informal) A prissy person ¹



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

prisoner of war camp
prisoner of war censorship
prisonerlike
prisoners
prisoners of war
prisonguard
prisonguards
prisonhouse
prisonhouses
prisoning
prisonless
prisonlike
prisonment
prisonments
prisons
priss (current term)
prissed
prisses
prissier
prissies
prissiest
prissily
prissiness
prissinesses
prissing
prissy
pristane
pristanes
pristanic
pristanic acid

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. ..."

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