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PRIM





Definition:

  1. [verb] assume a prim appearance; "They mince and prim"

  2. [verb] contract one's lips; "She primmed her lips after every bite of food"

  3. [verb] dress primly
    Synonyms: up, out

  4. [adjective] affectedly dainty or refined
    Synonyms: dainty, mincing, niminy-piminy, twee

  5. [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

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