- [verb] assume a prim appearance; "They mince and prim"
- [verb] contract one's lips; "She primmed her lips after every bite of food"
- [verb] dress primly
Synonyms: up, out
- [adjective] affectedly dainty or refined
Synonyms: dainty, mincing, niminy-piminy, twee
- [adjective] exaggeratedly proper; "my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts"
Synonyms: priggish, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, strait-laced, straightlaced, straight-laced, tight-laced, victorian