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 Dictionary entry overview: What does priggish mean? 

PRIGGISH (adjective)
  The adjective PRIGGISH has 1 sense:

1. exaggeratedly proper

  Familiarity information: PRIGGISH used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PRIGGISH (adjective)

Sense 1priggish [BACK TO TOP]


Exaggeratedly proper


priggish; tight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; straightlaced; straight-laced; square-toed; prudish; prissy; puritanical; prim; victorian

Context example:

my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts


proper (marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness)

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