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