Prinked
Prink Prink, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prinked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prinking}.] [Probably a nasalized form of prick. See {Prick}, v. t., and cf. {Prig}, {Prank}.] To dress or adjust one's self for show; to prank. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • prinked — prɪŋkt adj. decorated, adorned, dandified, ornamented prɪŋk v. ornament, decorate, adorn; dress up, beautify oneself, dandify …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prinked —  well dressed, fine, neat. Exmoor …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Prink — Prink, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prinked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prinking}.] [Probably a nasalized form of prick. See {Prick}, v. t., and cf. {Prig}, {Prank}.] To dress or adjust one s self for show; to prank. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prinking — Prink Prink, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prinked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prinking}.] [Probably a nasalized form of prick. See {Prick}, v. t., and cf. {Prig}, {Prank}.] To dress or adjust one s self for show; to prank. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • well-groomed — adj clean cut, clean, spruce, dapper, smart, natty, trim, Sl. nifty; clean shaven, smooth shaven, manicured, combed, coiffured; well dressed, chic, Sl. spiffy; primped up, prinked up, Sl. duded up; neat, meticulous, fastidious, without a hair out …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • prink´er — prink «prihngk», transitive verb. to dress for show; decorate: »A sixteen storey tower packed with families and nattily prinked out in rectangles of daffodil and grey (Punch). –v.i. to fuss about appearance. ╂[origin uncertain. Perhaps related to …   Useful english dictionary

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