Priggery
Priggery Prig"ger*y, n. Priggism. [1913 Webster]

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  • priggery — noun see prig II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • priggery — /prig euh ree/, n., pl. priggeries for 2. 1. the conduct or character of a prig. 2. an act or remark characteristic of a prig. [1735 45; PRIG1 + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • priggery — noun a) thievery or roguery b) priggishness …   Wiktionary

  • priggery — n. Pertness, conceit, coxcombry, priggism …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • priggery — prig·gery …   English syllables

  • priggery — /ˈprɪgəri/ (say priguhree) noun (plural priggeries) the conduct or character of a prig. {prig1 + g + ery} …   Australian English dictionary

  • priggery — gərē, ri noun ( es) Etymology: prig (IV) + ery : priggishness …   Useful english dictionary

  • prig — I. noun Etymology: prig to steal Date: 1610 thief II. noun Etymology: probably from 1prig Date: 1676 1. archaic fop 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • priggishness — See priggery. * * * …   Universalium

  • priggishly — See priggery. * * * …   Universalium

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