Prigging
Prig Prig, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prigged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prigging}.] [A modification of prick.] To haggle about the price of a commodity; to bargain hard. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • prigging — priggˈing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑prig …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prig — Prig, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prigged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prigging}.] [A modification of prick.] To haggle about the price of a commodity; to bargain hard. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prigged — Prig Prig, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prigged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prigging}.] [A modification of prick.] To haggle about the price of a commodity; to bargain hard. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prig — prig1 priggish, adj. priggishly, adv. priggishness, n. /prig/, n. a person who displays or demands of others pointlessly precise conformity, fussiness about trivialities, or exaggerated propriety, esp. in a self righteous or irritating manner.… …   Universalium

  • prig — I. /prɪg / (say prig) noun 1. someone who is precise to an extreme in attention to principle or duty, especially in a self righteous way. 2. Obsolete a coxcomb. {origin unknown} II. /prɪg / (say prig) verb (t) (prigged, prigging) Obsolete to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • prig — prig1 [prig] n. [< 16th c. cant < ?] 1. a person who is annoyingly smug in his or her moral behavior, attitudes, etc. 2. a person who is annoyingly fastidious about rules, small details, etc. priggery n. priggism priggish adj. priggishly… …   English World dictionary

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