Synonyms for (adjective) prissy

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: fastidious

Definition: giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness

Usage: a fastidious and incisive intellect; fastidious about personal cleanliness


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