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Synonyms for prim

Synonyms for (verb) prim

Synonyms: prim, prim out, prim up Definition: dress primly

Similar words: apparel, clothe, fit out, garb, garment, enclothe, habilitate, raiment, tog, dress Definition: provide with clothes or put clothes on Usage: Parents must feed and dress their child

Synonyms: prim Definition: contract one's lips Usage: She primmed her lips after every bite of food

Similar words: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Synonyms: prim Definition: assume a prim appearance Usage: They mince and prim

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms for (adjective) prim

Synonyms: victorian, square-toed, straight-laced, straightlaced, strait-laced, straitlaced, tight-laced, priggish, prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical Definition: exaggeratedly proper Usage: my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

Similar words: proper Definition: marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness Usage: proper medical treatment; proper manners

Synonyms: dainty, niminy-piminy, mincing, prim, twee Definition: affectedly dainty or refined

Similar words: refined Definition: (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel Usage: she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship; refined people with refined taste