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PRIMLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does primly mean? 

PRIMLY (adverb)
  The adverb PRIMLY has 1 sense:

1. in a prissy manner

  Familiarity information: PRIMLY used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PRIMLY (adverb)


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Meaning:

In a prissy manner

Synonyms:

primly; prissily

Context example:

the new teacher alienates the children by behaving prissily

Pertainym:

prim (exaggeratedly proper)


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