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PRINK

 Dictionary entry overview: What does prink mean? 

PRINK (verb)
  The verb PRINK has 2 senses:

1. dress very carefully and in a finicky manner
2. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

  Familiarity information: PRINK used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PRINK (verb)


Sense 1prink [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Dress very carefully and in a finicky manner

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Hypernyms (to "prink" is one way to...):

dress; get dressed (put on clothes)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2prink [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

attire; trick up; trick out; tog up; tog out; rig out; gussy up; fancy up; fig up; fig out; deck out; dress up; deck up; overdress; prink; get up

Context examples:

She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera / The young girls were all fancied up for the party

Hypernyms (to "prink" is one way to...):

dress; get dressed (put on clothes)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "prink"):

dress; plume; preen; primp (dress or groom with elaborate care)

prank (dress up showily)

tart up (dress up in a cheap and provocative way)

enrobe (adorn with a robe)

bedizen; dizen (dress up garishly and tastelessly)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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