Definitions for prim

Definitions for (verb) prim

Main entry: prim, prim out, prim up

Definition: dress primly

Main entry: prim

Definition: contract one's lips

Usage: She primmed her lips after every bite of food

Main entry: prim

Definition: assume a prim appearance

Usage: They mince and prim

Definitions for (adj) prim

Main entry: 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

Main entry: dainty, niminy-piminy, mincing, prim, twee

Definition: affectedly dainty or refined

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