Definitions for (adjective) prissy

Main entry: prissy, dainty, squeamish, overnice, nice

Definition: excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

Usage: too nice about his food to take to camp cooking; so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow


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