priggishness

  • 1priggishness — noun see prig II …

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  • 2priggishness — See priggery. * * * …

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  • 3priggishness — noun The state or quality of being priggish …

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  • 4priggishness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. prudishness, prudery, snobbery, puritanism, affectation; see also hypocrisy , pretense 1 …

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  • 5priggishness — prɪgɪʃnɪs n. meticulousness. strictness; pedanticalness, pettiness; conceit, arrogance; primness, state of being overly concerned with one s appearance …

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  • 6priggishness — n 1. prudery, prudishness, puritan icalness, overmodesty, old maidishness, Grundyism; hideboundness, strait lacedness, buckram, stiffness, stiff neckedness, strictness, severity, formality; snobbery, snobbishness, stiltedness, Sl. snootiness, Sl …

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  • 7priggishness — prig·gish·ness …

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  • 8priggishness — See: prig …

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  • 9priggishness — noun exaggerated and arrogant properness • Syn: ↑primness • Derivationally related forms: ↑prim (for: ↑primness), ↑priggish • Hypernyms: ↑propriety, ↑ …

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  • 10prudery — n coyness, overmodesty; priggishness, puritanicalness. See also priggishness(def. 1) …

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  • 11primness — noun 1. excessive or affected modesty • Syn: ↑prudishness, ↑prudery, ↑Grundyism • Derivationally related forms: ↑prudish (for: ↑prudishness), ↑prim …

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  • 12prig — I. noun Etymology: prig to steal Date: 1610 thief II. noun Etymology: probably from 1prig Date: 1676 1. archaic fop 2 …

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  • 18Prig — A prig (IPAEng|ˈprɪg, sometimes spelled prigg) is someone who shows an inordinately zealous approach to matters of form and propriety; especially where the prig has the ability to show his/her superior knowledge to those who don t know the… …

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