primly
adverb see prim II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Primly — Prim ly, adv. In a prim or precise manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • primly — adv. Primly is used with these verbs: ↑sit …   Collocations dictionary

  • primly — prim ► ADJECTIVE (primmer, primmest) ▪ feeling or showing disapproval of anything improper; stiffly correct. DERIVATIVES primly adverb primness noun. ORIGIN probably from Old French prin, excellent, delicate , from Latin primus first …   English terms dictionary

  • primly — See prim1. * * * …   Universalium

  • primly — adverb In a prim manner Syn: precisely, properly …   Wiktionary

  • primly — adv. in a precise manner, in a stiff and exacting manner, rigidly, formally (about behavior) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • primly — ad. Neatly, precisely …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • primly — prim·ly …   English syllables

  • primly — See: prim …   English dictionary

  • primly — adverb in a prissy manner (Freq. 1) the new teacher alienates the children by behaving prissily • Syn: ↑prissily • Derived from adjective: ↑prissy (for: ↑prissily), ↑prim …   Useful english dictionary

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